A committed social activist, disciplined and principled politician, spiritual to the core, businessman upholding ethics and a caring and loving family man – Nanuram Kumawat is a multifaceted personality. With selfless service to the society in many fields, Nanuram has emerged as a person in need always and in all ways, not only in and around Indore but also in the entire Malwa region.
Currently Nanuram holds the following positions:
- Vice President, Indore City Unit, Bharatiya Janata Party.
- President, Samarpan Seva Samiti, Indore Unit.
- President, Purusharth Foundation.
- Secretary, Rajasthan Nagrik Parishad.
- An active member of Rajasthan Kshatriy Kumawat Samaj
Early Life & Education:
Nanuram was born in Dantaramgarh village in Sikar district of Rajasthan. He is the third of six sons of his parents. His father Shri Kanhaiyalal Kumawat is a builder by profession. Nanuram was spiritually inclined from childhood.
Nanuram is a Commerce Graduate from the Gujarati College, Indore. As a student, Nanuram was highly inspired by the ideals and philosophy of Swami Vivekananda and virtues and heroics of Maharana Pratap. His life’s mission is to promote and propagate both these legendary icons as ideal role models especially for the youth.
As a student, Nanuram showed his organizational skills and care for society which positioned him as an emerging youth leader. Close association with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh further sharpened his leadership qualities and instilled the values of Hindutva and nationalism in him.
Emergence of a Leader:
As a dedicated and disciplined RSS activist, Nanuram has been relentlessly working for the Bharateeya Janata Party. He is always in the forefront of all its activities in Indore city and Malwa region. A strong believer of the notion, “If you want to change the system, become a part of it and guide in the right direction”, Nanuram was never after any office or position. However, in order to utilize his organizational skills and leadership qualities more effectively, BJP appointed him as “Nagar Mahamantri” (General Secretary of Indore City Unit) in 2015. recognising his dedication and organizational skills, the party appointed him as “Upadhyaksh” (Vice President, Indore City Unit) in August 2018.
Apart from politics, Nanuram, under the aegis of his foundation “Purusharth” organises various social, cultural and spiritual activities.
Purusharth regularly organizes social activities like free health check up camps, blood donation camps, saplings plantation drive and actively participates in Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan and Namami Narmade programme.
Cultural activities include organizing Yoga camps, large-scale festival get-togethers etc.
On the spiritual front, Purusharth organizes series of discourses, Satsang etc by highly revered spiritual gurus.
In May 2017 Purusharth organized Hanuman Chalisa at 135 different temples located in and around Indore city, on same day at same time, attended by over 8300 devotees. This one-of-its-kind event has entered the Limca Book of Records.
Purusharth Vasudaiva Kutumbakam Seva Sansthan successfully organized an year-long drive of 100 crore “Ram-nam lekhan” (writing Ram’s name) during 2017-18 in Indore. The objectives were social harmony, nation’s prosperity and building Sri Ram Temple at Ayodhya. This holy drive culminated in a “Samman Samaroh” ceremony on 31st July 2018 wherein the devotees wrote “Ram” 10,80,000 times.
With nationalism at heart and Hindutva in soul, the political position offers more opportunities to Nanuram to carry out selfless services to the society and the nation with increased responsibility. A fighter connected to his roots, Nanuram continues his journey pursuing new dimensions in social, spiritual, cultural and political fronts without any selfish motives.
- Appointed Vice President of BJP’s Indore City Unit in August 2018.
- Appointed General Secretary of BJP’s Indore City Unit in 2015.
- The unprecedented initiative of the chain of mass Hanuman Chalisa Recital which was recognized by India Book of Records and Asia Book of Records.
- Successfully discharged various significant organizational, cultural & political responsibilities assigned by RSS from time to time.
- Took personal initiative in successfully organizing various social, cultural & religious programs.