Swadeshi Jagaran Manch
Formation22 November 1991 (30 years ago) (1991-11-22)[1]
FounderDattopant Thengadi
TypeEconomical and cultural
Area served
Key people
Convenor: CA. R. Sundaram
Parent organization
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh
AffiliationsSangh Parivar
WebsiteOfficial website

The Swadeshi Jagaran Manch is a economical and cultural organisation founded in 1991. It is an affiliate of the nationalist Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh that deals with economic issues.[2][3] Ashwani Mahajan is a co-convener of the organisation.[4] Since at least 2015 the SJM has been critical of foreign direct investment.[5][6]


  1. ^ "Introduction | Swadeshi Jagran Manch". Swadeshi Jagran Manch. Retrieved 24 November 2019.
  2. ^ Thacker, Teena. "RSS arm raises questions over govt's draft policy on pharma". Live Mint. Retrieved 8 September 2017.
  3. ^ "SJM wants fresh cooked food to fight malnutrition in kids". India Today. 23 August 2017. Retrieved 8 September 2017.
  4. ^ "Bhatt vs Gujarat govt: Hacked email vs email". Retrieved 8 August 2011.
  5. ^ "RSS-affiliated Swadeshi Jagaran Manch opposes FDI in single brand retail, foreign investment in Air India". Firstpost. 11 January 2018. Retrieved 24 November 2019.
  6. ^ "We Want A White Paper On Costs And Benefits Of FDI". Outlook. 9 March 2015. Retrieved 24 November 2019.