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  • n. Plural form of shakha.


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  • Unlike the other parties, Jan Sangh was quickly able to mobilize the nationwide network of RSS's "shakhas," or highly disciplined cadres, and take over the mantle of resistance.

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  • RSS has a huge network of shakhas which amount more than 50,000 branches across the nation.

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  • If Gupta and Patidar are its functionaries and now removed from responsibilities, it still leaves them free to attend the shakhas.

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  • The Sangh is tightening up its gates to stop fringe elements from getting in as it feels its matrix is weakening and it's screening system, the shakhas were being bypassed.

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  • Rahul, for instance, has said that Headley was familiar with names and titles of senior Defence personnel in Mumbai and New Delhi and boasted that he could count 242 shakhas of the Shiv Sena.

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  • RSS claim to have more than 50,000 shakhas across the nation, where volunteers gather on a routine basis.

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  • In the gossip that circulates in such places as RSS shakhas, as well as in some internet chat rooms, Nehru and Patel are made out to be rivals.


  • Indoor shakhas held in the evening instead of early morning is another change being made.

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  • "Some of the shakhas are online, with members meeting in the evenings, this has been especially successful in Kolkata and Bangalore," said a source.

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  • There are two (nearly identical) shakhas or recensions of the Shukla (White) Yajurveda, both known as Vajasaneyi-Samhita (VS):

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