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Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has gained immense popularity due to his various talents which include an Indian guru, filmmaker, music producer and many such creative arts. Born in 1967 to Maghar singh and Nasib Kaur at Sri Gurusar Modia village in Sri Ganganagar District of Rajasthan the self proclaimed saint is now 50 years old. At the age of 7 he has been associated to the Dera Sacha Sauda by his predecessor Shah Satnam Singh. Baba Rahim has been the head of the same organization since 23rd September 1990 and evidently this organisation and his position has gained him a huge number of followers. He has three daughters and a son, all of whom use "Insan" as their surname.
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As for political connection Baba Ram Rahim has got a strong one with various political parties owing to the fact that his Dera is the only one among different other Deras who openly ask their followers to cast their vote for a particular political party during election. Dera Sacha Sauda has got strong supports from Dalits and other backward classes summing up almost 70% of the support of the organisation. Originally Ram Rahim Singh was a supporter of Indian National Congress. In fact with the huge support from the Dera followers in 2007 congress was able to gain control over the Malwa region. Baba Rahim’s son is married to the daughter of the congress leader Harminder Singh Jassi. Before 2012’s election Dera support alienated to party Sikh’s vote. In the 2012 election Congress performed poorly thereby leading to their downfall along with Dera’s power. In 2014 and 2015 the Dera showed their support to Bhartiya Janata Party(BJP) assisting them in Delhi and Bihar election. baba ram rahim article

Although he has done many social works yet recently Baba Ram Rahim Singh has been in news and that too for all the wrong cause.In 2002 an anonymous letter was sent to the office of the then prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee accusing Ram Rahim Singh of sexual abuse. It was presumed that a sadhvi of Dera has filed the complaint. In the same year a CBI probe was done into the matter. By the time Singh was already facing investigations for the murder of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati and Dera’s manager Ranjit Singh. On 25th August 2017 the CBI court of Panchkula, Haryana found Ram Rahim Singh guilty of rape on two count of a former Dera Sadhvi. On Friday 25th Baba Rahim exited his Sirsa headquarter in a 200 car convoy. Later he was taken to Rohtak via helicopter. He wa kept in a police guest house and was transferred to prison only in the evening. baba ram rahim convicted article
After the verdict was delivered, thousands of followers of the Dera gathered in Panchkula and led to a public unrest by setting vehicles and public property on fire and destroying them. Till now there has been report of 38 deaths and 300 peoples being injured owing to the quick spreading violence. On 28 August 2017, Singh was sentenced to 20 years in jail for rape.


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