The month of May, with the voting for the 18th Lok Sabha elections going on, was in full swing with hate speech spewed by politicians. From these videos that have come up, it seems that right-wing groups too were not inactive, and instead were busy organising training camps amidst the election phase focussing on paramilitary training using what appears to be guns, air guns, and swords.

In Udaipur, Rajasthan, hundreds of Durga Vahini members organised a military-style street march, brandishing guns and swords. The Durga Vahini is the women’s wing of Vishwa Hindu Parishad. One more such video came from Rajasthan’s Beawar where young men can be seen holding the saffron flag in a uniform and brandishing weapons, including guns and swords.

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