Doctorji desired that all
the leading personalities of our country should know and appreciate the need for the Sangh
work and should be persuaded to be involved in it to the extent possible. Towards
the end of 1928,he met Subhash Chandra Bose in Calcutta. Doctorji's way of presenting his
ideas and his deep insight into the problems faced by the country did not fail to have an
impact on the sharp mind of Subhash Babu.
Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya was one of the greatest patriots of our country. Once
Doctorji invited him to the Mohitewada Shakha. Observing the Shakha amid the dilapidated
structure and broken walls, Malaviya inferred that the financial condition of the Sangh
was not sound. He was famous for collecting funds for any national or social cause. He
said to Doctorji, "Doctorsahab, I am called a royal beggar. If you approve, I shall
be happy to collect some funds for Sangh also."
"Panditji, Sangh does not need money. Your blessings are more valuable for
The reply of Doctorji came as a surprise for Malaviya. He said, "My experience is
that all organizations pay more attention to funds than to persons. But your approach is
quite different. You have given the first place for heart. I shall proclaim this greatness
of yours, wherever I go."