1926
Date: 31-Jan-1926

The name 'Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh' was selected for Sangh on April 17 in a meeting called for this purpose at Dr. Hedgewar's house,from a list of four names Jaripatka Mandal, Bharat Uddharak Mandal, Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.

 

Daily meetings - Nitya Shakhas - were started at Mohitewada ground in Nagpur on 28th May. Lathi -'Danda' - was introduced in the Shakha. New commands - Dakhsa, Aaram - were used for the first time in Shakhas. The tradition of commencing the daily activities with salutation to the Bhagwa Dhwaj and concluding with the prayer - Prarthana- in Hindi and Marathi was instituted.

First route march - Patha Sanchalan - was held with 30 Participants.