Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad
Akhil Vidya Bhartiya Parishad is a full form of ABVP. It was founded by RSS activity activist Balraj Madhok in 1948 and was formally registered on 9 July 1949. It claims to have India's largest number of students. In the 1970s, the ABVP also took on the issue concerning the lower middle classes, corruption, and government inertia and also played a leading role in the politics of the 1970s. By 1974 the ABVP had 160000 members across 790 campuses and have gain control over numerous universities including the University of Delhi via student election. By 1983 the organization had 250000 members and 1100 branches. ABVP has seen massive growth in the 1990s as a result of Babri Masjid demolition and the economic liberation pursued by the P.V. Narasimha Rao government.