Baba Hardev Singh: Things you should know about the late Nirankari spiritual leader

Baba Hardev Singh, leader of the Nirankari sect or Sant Nirankari Mission, passed away on Friday.

Updated: May 13, 2016, 14:57 PM IST
Baba Hardev Singh: Things you should know about the late Nirankari spiritual leader
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New Delhi: Baba Hardev Singh, leader of the Nirankari sect or Sant Nirankari Mission, passed away on Friday.

Baba Hardev Singh died in a car accident in Canada's Montreal.

Here are a few things you should know about him and the sect:

 

- Baba Hardev Singh was born on February 23, 1954 in Delhi.

- He did his early schooling at Rosary Public School, Sant Nirankari Colony, Delhi.

- Post schooling, he studied at the Delhi University.

- Baba Hardev Singh joined the Nirankari Sewa Dal as its primary member in 1971.

- He had married Savinder Kaur in 1975 during the annual Nirankari Sant Samagam in Delhi.

- He succeeded as the leader or "Satguru" of the Nirankari sect following the assassination of his father, who was the head at that time, in 1980.

- Sant Nirankari Mission was established in 1929 by Baba Buta Singh.

- The Mission shifted its base to Delhi from West Punjab, after the Partition in 1947.

(Courtesy: Wikipedia)