New Delhi, September 10: Infuriated by the exposing of misdeeds of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and other self- styled godmen, Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad on Sunday released a list of ‘fake’ 14 godmen and requested the government to take stern action against them. The list includes godmen like Asha Ram Bapu, Rampal, Ichchadhaari Baba, Narayan Sai and others. Many listed godmen are already incarcerated in various cases of rape and fraudulent activities. Also Read - Asaram Bapu Rushed to Jodhpur Hospital After Health Deteriorates, Complained of Chest Pain & Restlessness
President of the Parishad Narendra Giri was quoted by ANI as saying, “The committee was held for the topic of Ardh Kumbh Mela. There are many fake baba in the society and we are upset because most of these so called babas are being defamed. They are not baba and after thinking on this, we have listed a few who should not be called one.” Also Read - Dera Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Granted One Day Secret Parole
Here’s the list announced by Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad Also Read - Bigg Boss 14: Why Has Radhe Maa Suddenly Disappeared From The Show? Read on
• Asaram Bapu
• Sukhvinder Kaur aka Radhe Maa
• Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh
• Om baba aka Vivekanand
• Nirmal Baba
• Ichachadhari Vishwanand
• Swami Asmianand
• Om Namah Shivaay
• Narayan Sai Rampal
Gurmeet Ram Rahim was jailed for 20 years on August 28 for raping his women disciples. He was convicted by a special CBI court. While Asha Ram Bapu and his son are incarcerated in Jodhpur central jail after a girl complained Bapu raped him in August 2013. Narayan Sai Rampal is also facing for raping his disciple and a separate case of murder.
Another self-styled God woman Radhe Maa is facing dowry harassment case. The dowry harassment case was filed by Niki Gupta, a Mumbai resident, alleging Radhe Maa instigated her in-laws for domestic violence in 2016.