Top 7 controversies of BABA Ram Rahim

This perhaps seems straight out of a perfect spin chilling nightmare- Guru Ram Rahim Singh has already won an award, and that too for his extraordinary work  to reform the society through his movies. Yes, while you were enjoying your sleep, the universe was conspiring to give you a mini shock. The Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation’s Awards 2016 decided to award him and we couldn't help but think that what's going wrong with this planet!

Here are some of the interesting as well as shocking facts that surround this Baba, lovingly known as Saint Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan by his followers!

A hit Musician, he has already sold lakhs of Solo Albums with catchy song titles like ‘Love Charger’, ‘Chora Babbar Sher Ka’, ‘Network Tere Love Ka’, Love Rab Se, Thank You For That’. 

Forget Bappi Lahiri, the original bling king and meet the Rockstar Baba whose crooning lyrics in Broken English goes, “I’m so lucky because you are my love charger…Billion battery when goes down, you charged up with love, so strong your power love, you are the love charger…” Oops, it is charzer and not charger! Here are the 

Baba Ram Rahim is allegedly a close associate of militant Gurjant Singh: He is as controversial as any other Baba. Rockstar Baba or Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insan is believed to be in close association with the militant Gurjant Singh Rajasthani of the much feared Khalistan Liberation Force.

He enjoys a lavish lifestyle like a rockstar: Rockstar Baba drives a Range Rover SUV. In fact, hundreds of vehicles, follow him wherever he goes. In these 100, there are 16 black Ford Endeavours. Whenever he travels, he make sure that there is enough women attendants with him. Last year he created havoc in Salem when he visited a beauty salon in Yercaud because of his vehicles and security. Nevertheless, the police got to witness the colourful side of this so very Saintly Baba!

He is known for doing adventure in his concerts: In one of his concert he sang a song called ‘Chocolate’ by suspending himself at 30 feet above ground level in a moving crane. In another incident, the Love Charger Baba drove a car in a stadium, by standing on the car’s seat on one leg and turning the steering with the other leg, blessing his followers. This is one of this many Talents according to his website.

This Baba is booked under section 376 (Rape): Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insan is accused of rape. In 2002, one of his female followers alleged that she and two other females were raped by Ram Rahim in his den when she entered his secret chamber where he was watching a blue film. The rape victim later wrote a letter to the then PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee and the Judges of Punjab and Haryana court. In her letter she accused this Rockstar Baba of raping her. The court ordered a CBI probe. In 2007, CBI charged this Saint under sections 376 (rape) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of Indian Penal Code.

He is also alleged to have masterminded the murder of a journalist: When the CBI charged The Dera chief, he had around 130 female volunteers.18 had left the Dera due to mysterious reasons. When questioned 2 out of 18 confessed that they were raped, others were frightened to reveal anything as they claimed that there are dangerous people behind Dera and they will harm them. Soon, an editor of the Sirsa based newspaper – Poora Sanch was murdered when the paper published a report which mentioned all the illegal activities carried out in the Dera.

He is also under investigation for murdering the rape victim’s brother: The Sadhvi who was raped by the Godman was threatened not to reveal the truth or else her brother would be eliminated from the world. The brother was murdered and CBI is investigating the case.

His followers allege mass castration: He has allegedly forced around 400 men followers to castrate themselves in order to make them his slaves. One of the castrated men moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court in 2012 where the case is under trial. The man who filed the case was his follower for 14 years.

News24 Bureau with inputs from India Opines