The Morning Wrap: RSS Looks For More Women To Fix Gender Skew; Vyapam Fails To Dent BJP In MP Civic Polls

17/08/2015 7:54 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
Madhu, a member of Durga Vahini, the womens wing of Hindu nationalist group Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) or National Volunteers Association, performs a self-defense exercise with a stick on the outskirts of Jammu, India, Friday, June 18, 2004. The RSS organized a seven-day camp for self-defense training for its women cadres belonging to militancy-affected areas that ended Friday. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

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