New Delhi, May 18: The Sant Nirankari Mission has made elaborate arrangements for more than 1 crore devotees of Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh’s last rites which will be carried out at Nigam Bodh Crematorium today at 12:00 noon.Also Read - Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh 1st death anniversary: All you need to know about his legacy
More than lakhs of devotees of Baba Hardev Singh are pouring into the Samagam Ground No. 8 in Burarai, Delhi for Antim Darshan. The Sant Nirankari Mission had made special arrangements for devotees who can’t make it personally, can follow the last rites (Antim Sanskar) proceedings through live streaming by logging on to live.nirankari.org. Also Read - Sant Nirankari Mission chief Baba Hardev Singh cremated at Nigambodh Ghat in New Delhi; thousands attend funeral procession
The live telecast will continue until the last rites of spiritual head is performed at the Nigam Bodh Crematorium on Wednesday. Read Also: (Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh’s youngest daughter Sudeeksha to become spiritual head) Also Read - Baba Hardev Singh's wife Savinder Kaur to head Nirankari sect
The proceedings will cover the Antim Yatra from 8.00 am to 12.00 noon, from Ground No 8 upto Nigam Bodh Ghat. Also the proceedings of the special congregation (Shradhanjali Samaroh) in Ground No 2 will also be webcast live from 4.00 pm onwards, said a press release issued by sant Nirankari Mission.
The mortal remains of Avneet Setya, younger son-in-law of Baba hardev Singh, who also died in Canada on Friday, has also been placed next to the mortal remains of the sect head.
On Friday the 62-year-old spiritual head of Sant Nirankari Mission was travelling from New York to Montreal in a car along with his two son-in-law Avneet and Sandeep Khinda, when his ill-fated car crashed and two of them (Baba hardev Singh and Navneet) succumbed to their injuries. While Sandeep also known as Sunny survived the car crash.
The spiritual head of more than 1 crore devotees was in Canada ahead of the Nirankari International Samagam (NIS) that was scheduled in June in Toronto. Soon after the death of Baba Hardev singh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolence to the family members and devotees of the sect head. On Tuesday evening Home Minister Rajnath Singh visited the Samagam Ground.