“The Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) is an integral part of the Sangh parivar. It is primarily known for its principled stands on several economic issues, which have provided it a certain moral strength in no small part because it has avoided cheap communal and divisive statements in its widely circulated publications”.
Ashwani Mahajan is the all-India co-convener of SJM and a professor of economics at Delhi University.
The SJM has been opposing the GST. One line summary of this article: “Although big companies are a happier lot with GST taking over, small enterprises feel that GST may cause huge loss to them”.