Away from the spotlight, a private army is taking shape in western Uttar Pradesh. Called the 'Dharma Sena', the outfit is being projected as the symbol of Hindu resistance to the growth of the Islamic State. Raised by an outfit known as Hindu Swabhiman, headquartered in Dasna in Ghaziabad, the Dharma Sena reportedly has 15,000 'soldiers' who are ready to fight, even die, to safeguard their faith. Watch: 'Taal Thok Ke': Arming kids in the name of protecting religion or nation? Zee News is the highly popular Hindi News channel of India’s largest television network ZMCL.