India Political pressure groups and leaders

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Political pressure groups and leaders: All Parties Hurriyat Conference in the Kashmir Valley (separatist group)
Bajrang Dal (religious organization)
India Against Corruption [Anna HAZARE]
Jamiat Ulema-e Hind (religious organization)
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh [Mohan BHAGWAT] (nationalist organization)
Vishwa Hindu Parishad [Ashok SINGHAL] (religious organization)

other:
numerous religious or militant/chauvinistic organizations
hundreds of social reform, anti-corruption, and environmental groups at state and local level
various separatist groups seeking greater communal and/or regional autonomy

Definition: This entry includes a listing of political, social, labor, or religious organizations with leaders involved in politics, but not standing for legislative election.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of August 23, 2014

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