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The boy in the Branch / Lalit Vachani.

Contributor(s): Vachani, Lalit [director.] | Wide Eye Films.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi, India : Wide Eye Films, 1993Description: 1 videocassette (27 min.) : sd., col. with b&w ; 4 3/4 in.Subject(s): Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh | Hinduism and politics -- India | India -- Politics and government -- 1977-DDC classification:
Production Credits: Producer/director, Lalit Vachani ; cinematography, Ranjan Palit ; editing, Reena Mohan ; sound, P.M. Satheesh.
Summary: "Set at the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh headquarters in Nagpur, India ... is a documentary film on the proselytization of young Hindu boys by the RSS. The RSS has a network of approximately 33,000 'shakhas' or branches for purposes of 'preparing' RSS volunteers and spreading the Hindu fundamentalist ideology ... Through RSS games, rituals, stories and instruction ... and interviews with RSS volunteers, the film highlights ... the process of indoctrination in the transition of innocent child to communal militant."--Container.
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Originally broadcast on Channel Four Television, March 15th, 1993.

Producer/director, Lalit Vachani ; cinematography, Ranjan Palit ; editing, Reena Mohan ; sound, P.M. Satheesh.

"Set at the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh headquarters in Nagpur, India ... is a documentary film on the proselytization of young Hindu boys by the RSS. The RSS has a network of approximately 33,000 'shakhas' or branches for purposes of 'preparing' RSS volunteers and spreading the Hindu fundamentalist ideology ... Through RSS games, rituals, stories and instruction ... and interviews with RSS volunteers, the film highlights ... the process of indoctrination in the transition of innocent child to communal militant."--Container.

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