1993 bombing of RSS office in Chennai

Coordinates: 13°00′25″N 0°12′11″E / 13.007°N 0.203°E / 13.007; 0.203 1993 bombing of RSS office in Chennai refers to the bombing of a head office of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in Chennai in Tamil Nadu on 8 August 1993 by Islamist terrorists. The bombings left eleven people dead and seven others injured.

Chennai RSS office bombing
The eleven victims of the bombings.
LocationChennai, Tamil Nadu
Date8 August 1993

The special CBI court tried eighteen of the accused under the now-defunct Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act. They had been earlier given life imprisonment by a TADA court in Chennai for their involvement in the blast on 8 August 1993 at the RSS office in Chennai. The CBI[1] has announced a reward of Rs.10 lakh for providing credible information about Mushtaq Ahmed, one of the main accused in the blast.[2]


  1. ^ "Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)". cbi.nic.in. Archived from the original on 22 December 2013. Retrieved 11 January 2022.
  2. ^ "Chennai RSS office blast: CBI announces reward of Rs 10 Lakh for information".

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CBI [3] arrested Mustaq Ahmed from the outskirts of Chennai, CBI spokesperson Abhishek Dayal said.