Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was born in August 1967 at Sri Gurusar Modia, a village in Ganganagar district of Rajasthan.
Gurmeet, popularly called by his last name ‘Insan’ is an Indian spiritual leader, social worker, actor, director, singer and also a convicted rapist. A special CBI court convicted him of rape on 25th August 2017.
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Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s power and money
Gurmeet has been placed 96th in The Indian Express list of most powerful Indians of 2015, with a following of over 50 million devotees, he’s one of the most powerful and rich spiritual leader of India; he enjoys a VVIP status and a Z level security which is provided by the government of India. It’s claimed that hundreds of vehicles follow him wherever he goes. He earns a staggering 16 lakh daily and his net worth is officially around 20 crores.
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s lavish lifestyle
He’s known for his love for luxurious cars and bikes; with properties in Canada, USA, UAE and the UK, this Baba does everything with a bling. He’s often called the Rockstar Baba, because of his involvement in the film and music industry.
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh is the third chief of Dera Sacha Sauda (DSS) group
Gurmeet was a follower of Shah Satnam Ji and was declared as the successor to him. At the age of 23, he became the chief.
Gurmeet is convicted of rape and murder cases
Insan was alleged of having murdered his driver Faqir Chand in 2010. The rape allegations against him date back to 2002. A Dera sadhvi wrote an anonymous letter to then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee accusing the Dera chief of having raped her. However, Insan says these charges are false and that he’s innocent. A special CBI court convicted him of rape on 25th August 2017.
A musician and an actor
The movie “Messenger of God”, was produced by Ram Rahim Singh himself. He also acted in the movie. Since the release of “Messenger of God” in 2014, he has made three more films, playing the lead role in each of the movies. He's also a hit musician, and have sold lakhs of solo albums with catchy songs like “Love Charger” and “Network tere love ka”. This baba is known for doing adventure in his concerts. In one of his concerts, the Love Charger Baba sang a song called “Chocolate” by suspending himself at 30 feet above ground level in a moving crane.
After Gurmeet was found guilty of rape on 25th August in Panchkula, there was an outburst of violence which left 31 people dead and 250 injured. “The moment Ram Rahim Singh was arrested, his Z-plus security stood automatically withdrawn. He’s been treated as a regular prisoner.” says Haryana Chief Secretary Depinder Singh.