CHANDIGARH/MEERUT: Dera Sacha Sauda boss Gurmeet ram rahimwho is on probation for 40 days Sunaria jail in Haryana’s Rohtak district, he was seen celebrating by cutting a giant cake with a sword in a video that has gone viral on social media. In the alleged clip, he can be heard saying: “I should cut at least five cakes as I got a chance to celebrate after a gap of five years.”
Ram Rahim, who is serving a 20-year prison sentence for rape and murder, arrived on Saturday at his ashram in Baghpat — the facility has quickly become a fortress of sorts — where he has been holding online “satsang” sessions at which was attended by, among others, a number of BJP Officials from Haryana, including MPs and MLAs.
Haryana CM ML Khattar Political Advisor Krishan Bedi and Rajya Sabha MP Krishan Lal Panwar visited Sirsa on Monday and joined the Dera chief’s satsang broadcast from his Baghpat ashram. Hands folded, the duo sought his “blessings” for a state-wide event being organized in Narwana on February 3 and bowed to him as Ram Rahim addressed them as “beta.”
Both Bedi and Panwar began their interaction with Ram Rahim by doing “charan vandana” (puja at the feet) of the Dera chief, who is serving several jail terms for raping two of his female disciples at his ashram in Sirsa and killing journalist Ram Chander. . Chhatrapati. This is his third probation in the last seven months. Before that, he was released on 21 days’ leave in February of last year.
Criticizing Haryana advisor CM and BJP RS MP for attending Ram Rahim’s online satsang, Delhi Women’s Commission chairperson Swati Maliwal said: “The Haryana government cannot simply wash its hands of this issue. You need to clarify whether you will support a rapist or the women of this country.” She tweeted: “Khattarji! Look, how the rapist you’ve unleashed on society is slapping the system. In the old days swords were used by the brave to protect the weak and today a rapist is celebrating with her while the government lies at her feet.”
Interacting with the controversial preacher, the Rajya Sabha MP thanked him for supporting the Prime Minister’s sanitation campaign. Interestingly, Ram Rahim also expressed his gratitude to these two government representatives for the government’s “total support” for him.
Haryana BJP official Gobind Kanda, who had unsuccessfully contested the 2021 Ellenabad biased poll against INLD’s Abhay Singh Chautala, also participated in the satsang. “You have been doing a great social service. We hope that all your problems will end soon so that we can see you in Sirsa”, said Kanda, brother of Sirsa MLA Gopal Kanda.