Nirankari spiritual head Baba Hardev Singh's last rites to be held in Delhi on Wednesday

62-year-old Hardev Singh was killed in a road accident in Canada on Friday.

Last Updated: May 14, 2016, 23:25 PM IST
Nirankari spiritual head Baba Hardev Singh's last rites to be held in Delhi on Wednesday

New Delhi: Last rites of spiritual leader and Sant Nirankari Mission head, Baba Hardev Singh, who died in a road accident in Canada on Friday, will be performed here on Wednesday, a mission release said.

"The Antim Yatra (last journey) will begin on Wednesday from Ground No 8 at 8 am and conclude at Nigam Bodh Ghat. Antim Sanskar (last rites) will take place at the CNG Crematorium at 12 noon," mission official Kirpa Sagar said in a release.

The body of the spiritual leader will be flown to Delhi from Canada`s Montreal on Monday. His body will be kept in west Delhi`s Burari Road, from Monday afternoon for the devotees to pay their final respects.

 

The mission, however, has already has urged the followers across the world not to gather in New Delhi to avoid inconvenience.

62-year-old Hardev Singh was killed in a road accident in Canada yesterday.

As per details available on 'Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj Community' on Facebook, Baba Hardev Singh was travelling from New York to Montreal in a car along with his two sons-in-law Avneet and Sunny when the car crash happened.

 

Meanwhile, police have launched an investigation into the accident to determine what exactly led to the car crash.