Vishva Hindu Parishad

Vishva Hindu Parishad

Viśva Hindu Pariṣad (pronunciation: /vɪʃv(ə) hɪnd̪uː pərɪʃəd̪/, English: World Hindu Council), abbreviated VHP, is an Hindu organisation founded in India in 1964. Its slogan is Dharmo rakṣati rakṣitaḥ", which means "Dharma protects its protector" and its symbol is the banyan tree.

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