BJP today is the most prominent member of the family of organization known as the "Sangh Parivar". Shri Golwalkarji blessed the birth of Bhartiya Jana Sangh (BJS) under the leadership of Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee in 1951. And in the very first General Elections, the BJS emerged as one of the four nationally recognised parties. The Party has never looked back since then .
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh
The ideology of the RSS is based on the principle of selfless service to the nation. Its volunteers are known for their efforts in relief and rehabilitation work during natural calamities and for helping with more than 100,000 charities and educational/service programmes in the fields of education, health care, rural development, tribal emancipation, village self-sufficiency, rural farming and the rehabilitation of lepers and special needs children.