29 October, 2020

Guru Unstoppable

There’s no sign of Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim losing steam anytime soon

Guru Unstoppable

Business, As Usual

They are all on Dera land and share profits with it. Some are owned fully by the Dera, others have promoters

  • A resort for international followers
  • A hotel and restaurant
  • 500 acres of agriculture farm
  • A TV channel
  • A daily newspaper
  • A shopping complex
  • Manufacturing units
  • Retail outlets selling Dera’s products
  • A wedding hall
  • A petrol pump
  • A cricket stadium
  • Four schools (two international)
  • Two colleges
  • A multi-speciality hospital
  • Car designing units


A hospital building in the shape of a heart, a resort with garish replicas of the Eiffel Tower on the rooftop, an odd facade that turns out to be a hotel, a profusion of pink everywhere. Kitsch it might be, but no one in this dusty Haryana town bordering Raj­asthan seems to be complaining. After all, the flashy Baba...



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