Veteran Jan Sangh Leader Balraj Madhok Passes Away
Balraj Madhok, Former Jana Sangh President, Passes Away
Balraj Madhok, Former Jana Sangh president passes away | Oneindia News
Former Jan Sangh president Balraj Madhok passes away
PM Modi Offers Condolences over Former Jan Sangh President Balraj Madhok's Death
Balraj Madhok was an Indian political activist and politician from Jammu. Originally an activist of the Hindu nationalist organisation Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), he later worked as a politician in the Bharatiya Jan Sangh (BJS). Madhok was instrumental in launching the RSS in the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir and later the political party Jammu Praja Parishad for representing the interests of Jammu Hindus. He eventually rose to become the president of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh and led its successful contest in the general election of 1967. He resigned from the party afterwards due to political differences with Atal Bihari Vajpayee and L. K. Advani.