Senior RSS Pracharak R Hari passed away at the age of 93 on October 29. Hari was the first pracahrak from Kerala to head the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
Ranga Hari was a highly regarded leader and philosopher who devoted his life to the Sangh Parivar and the dissemination of its philosophy. Among Sangh workers, he was also referred to as Hariji or Hari ‘Eattan’ (older brother). In addition to 43 Malayalam books, he wrote 11 Hindi books and 2 English books.
R Hari Death Reason
If reports are to be Ranga Hari died because of age-related ailments. He was admitted at a private hospital but later died.
He knew a lot of languages, including Bengali, Tamil, Hindi, Sanskrit, Gujarati, and Assamese. In addition to translating books from other languages into Malayalam, Hari translated a number of works from other languages into his native tongue. Amit Shah, the home minister, was among the high-ranking officials who paid tribute to him.
Shah took to Twitter (X), Deeply saddened by the passing of the former Akhil Bharatiya Boudhik Pramukh of the RSS, Ranga Hari Ji. Late Hari Ji devoted his entire life to the service of humanity, nation-building, and ideology.
He motivated several young swayamsevaks to contribute towards the motherland. His demise is an irreparable loss to the organization. I pray to the Almighty for his eternal peace. Om Shanti Shanti!” he added.
About Ranga Hari
On December 5, 1930, Hari was born into Padmavathy of Tripunithura and Ranga Shenoy, a former assistant accountant at Tata Oil Mills. His dad was an advocate of the RSS. After completing his education at Maharajas College, Ernakulam, and St. Albert’s High School in Kochi, R. Hari joined the RSS full-time in 1951.
He was elevated to the rank of Akhil Bharatiya Boudhik Pramukh in 1991 after being appointed an Akhil Bharatiya Saha Boudhik Pramukh in 1990. He left all official responsibilities at the age of 75 and continued for an additional two years with certain specific projects.
He spent five months in prison as a result of the RSS being outlawed after Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in 1948. Furthermore, there’s very little to no information on his family on the internet.