He was undergoing Coronavirus treatment
Kolkata : The founder of Hindu Samhati, a hardliner Hindu outfit in West Bengal, Tapan Ghosh, passed away on Sunday evening. He was admitted at a private hospital in Mukundapur, Kolkata in June 28 following tested positive for coronavirus. He had existing lungs problem and his Oxygen level in the body has declined.
Tapan Ghosh was the pioneer in the movement to protect and preserve Hinduism in Bengal.
BJP’s Rajya Sabha MP Mr. Swapan Dasgupta tweeted “Tapan Ghosh died this evening. He was one of the most dedicated soldiers fighting for Hindu Unity and Sanghthan in West Bengal. He gave his live to this cause, inspiring thousands through personal example. He will always be remembered and provide constant inspiration. Om Shanti”
BJP’s spokesperson Sambit Patra react ‘unbelievable ‘ after heard the sad news.
Dr.Anirban Ganguly wrote “Deeply saddened and shocked to hear of Sh Tapan Ghosh’s (Tapan Da’s) passing. A powerful orator, formidable organizer and fundamental thinker, his grassroots work across West Bengal for the Hindu cause & narrative inspired & energized all those who came in touch with him. Om Shanti !”
Vikas Sankrityayan wrote “Tapan Ghosh, a proud Hindu warrior is no more. He always fought for our cause in the anti-Hindu leftist den. Om Shanti”
Tapan Ghosh was the founder and chief of ‘Hindu Samhati’. This is a right wing Hindu nationalist organization. It has been established to protect Bengali Hindus. Hindu Samhati was founded in 2007 by Tapan Ghosh who was a ‘Pracharak’ (Preacher) of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
Hindu Samhati has organisation in every part of West Bengal. Recently, the organisation opens its new branch in Assam and Jharkhand to spread to idea of Hinduism. It’s main slogan ‘Jai Maa Kali’ while Jai Shree Ram’ remains the slogan of other Hindu organisations.