Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) was founded on 29th August 1964, on the auspicious day of Shri Krishna Janmashtami , with the blessings of the Saint shakti of Bharat. The objective of the VHP is to organise- consolidate the Hindu society and to serve – protect the Hindu Dharma. A strong, effective, enduring and an ever increasing presence of VHP is seen in lakhs of villages & towns in Bharat. With an increased Hindu activity all over the world, a strong & self confident Hindu organisation is slowly taking shape. Through over 32000 service projects in the field of health, education, self- empowerment, Gram Shiksha Mandir etc. VHP is strengthening the grass root level of the Hindu society.
Through the consistent efforts at eradication of social evils like untouchability, VHP is absolving the Hindu society & rejuvenating it to express it’s inherent Hindu Unity.
By taking up issues like Shri Ramjanmabhoomi, Shri Amarnath yatra, Shri Ramsetu, Shri Ganga Raksha, Gau Raksha, the Hindu Mutt- mandir issue, the religious conversions of Hindus by Christian Church , Islamic terrorism, Bangladeshi Muslim infiltration etc, VHP is proving to be the indomitable force of the Hindu society for the protection of its core values- beliefs and sacred traditions