A special CBI court in Panchkula held Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh guilty of raping two female followers and sentenced to 20 years in jail. Well, Not Only Ram Rahim is arrested for such a riotous act but there are some other India’s Controversial Godmen who has found themselves in the midst of controversy. The ones who teach this world a lesson of spiritual life are using people for their own filthy needs.
These self-proclaiming Godmen are involved in social evils like corruption, murder & rape and are not even guilty of being men hunters. Ever after being exposed, their followers still worship them and pray for their long life. Why the people aren’t able to open up their judicious mind and let no self-proclaiming Godmen ruin the rules of humanity? Here’re few great India’s Controversial Godmen who are now imprisoned.
Not Only Ram Rahim These Are Also India’s Controversial Godmen
- Asaram Bapu
Asaram Bapu is the most famous controversial Godman in the country. People use to visit his ashram for prayers, yoga and meditation. His grand ashram is located on the banks of the Sabarmati in Ahmedabad. The Godman other side came into light in December 16, 2012, Delhi Gang rape case, when he said that the victim should have pleaded with the rapists to let her go, should have regarded them as her brother, instead of opposing rape.
Asaram Bapu was also in news for the strange death of two boys studying in his ashram’s Gurukul. On 4th July 2008, the boys missing report was encountered by the officers. On 5th July, their injure bodies were recovered from the riverbed. Accused with the allegation of black magic, the city saw massive protests and demands of a CBI probe.
- Narayan Sai
Asaram Bapu’s son Narayan Sai was accused of rape and sexual assault. Narayan Sai has raped and assault of a woman at one of Asaram’s ashrams due to which he is now locked in jail. This man is also accused of having physical relations with eight other girls who were his followers. Narayan Sai total properties and investments are estimated to be more than Rs. 5,000 crore.
- Sathya Sai Baba
Sathya Sai Baba is another Controversial Godman in India. He is most famous Godman with large number of followers. Sathya Sai Baba was given a state funeral, when he died in the year 2011. His trust was often criticized for lack of transparency. After he died, 307 kg of silver, 98 kg of gold and 115 million rupees in cash was found in his private lodgings. At public meetings he would amazingly produce gold coins or expensive watches on stage and due to which he got fame and also critics accused him of being a fraudster.
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- Swami Nithyananda
Swami Nithyananda encountered various assault and sexual abuse charges, although he has never been found guilty. Five women accused him of abusing them in Karnataka at his Hindu religious retreat. For 53 days in the 2010 after a sex video scandal, he was locked in jail. After a local television station viral the footage in which he was fondling two women, aggressive villagers attacked his ashram, where his followers go for spiritual teachings.
- Piara Singh Bhaniarewala
Piara Singh Bhaniarewala is one of the most famous controversial Godman. This self-proclaimed baba leads the Baba Bhaniarewala sect that is located in Ropar district. He said that he has penned his own holy book and his fallow followers have been accused of burning the Guru Granth Sahib.
- Sant Rampal
Sant Rampal believes that he is a living form of the 15th-century poet Kabir. Some of the followers said he regularly bathed in milk, and that milk was used to make kheer for his followers and that Kheer could even cure illnesses. In November 2014, five dead bodies were founded by the police after they exposed the ashram of Rampal, in Haryana’s Hisar. Another of the man’s followers died in hospital.
The police were looking for Rampal’s arrest after he refused to follow court orders to appear and answer charges including provocative mobs, planning to murder and disrespect of court. For several days, his ashram was protected by hundreds of followers. Police fired water cannon and lathi-charged the supporters who were found armed with stones, petrol bombs and other harmful weapons.
So these are some Controversial Godmen apart from Baba Ram Rahim. For more updated facts, stay connected with us only at coolexample.in