Mars mission: RSS congratulates ISRO scientists, govt

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Sep 25 2014, 02:15am hrs
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh today congratulated ISRO scientists for their remarkable achievement in making Mars Orbit Mission (MOM) a success in their maiden attempt and the government for its "unconditional support and encouragement".

"At this proud moment on behalf of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) we would like to extend our hearty congratulations," said RSS All India Prachar Pramukh Manmohan Vaidya.

The RSS leader said by becoming the first country in the world to make it to the Martian orbit in the very first attempt, India has scripted history.

He said with the success of 'Mangalyaan', India joins Russia, the US and the European Union.

"Mangalyaan moved a step closer to Mars and made us all proud by becoming the first nation in Asia to reach Mars.

"A time when the whole world has its focus on Bharat, this great achievement marks another milestone in the path of glory," he said.