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Honeypreet to be next dera chief?

Papa’s angel, philanthropist, director, editor and actress… Passionate to transform my Rockstar Papa’s directions into actions.This is how Honeypreet Insan, considered among the closest to convicted Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and his likely successor, describes herself on Facebook. Honeypreet, whose real name is Priyanka Taneja, has a massive following — her Facebook page has almost 500,000 likes, her word is considered Singh’s decision and she has even acted opposite the flamboyant 50-year-old rape convict in several films.She caught media attention when she accompanied Singh to the CBI court on Friday. Insiders say she became his shadow in the past few years. The Dera’s website on her introduces her as a prodigy of sorts who learnt editing, direction and acting without any training. “When her dad watched her putting so much of hard work and learning directing skills so fast, he thought of giving her a chance to debut as a director in MSG The Warrior Lion Heart,” says the website.

Ram Rahim could face life term

Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh faces the prospects of harsher punishment on Monday as he has been separately convicted of raping two women, thus making him a 'repeat offender'.

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh led Dera Sacha Sauda earns whopping Rs 16,44,833 daily

But today was judgement day for Gurmeet Ram Rahim, head of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect, who was convicted in a rape case and left two states in a state of siege. Some of that tinsel aura may fade for the 'baba of bling', who is not the regular godman in saffron but a curious amalgam of reel and real defying easy description.  

It is a well-known fact that Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has a massive following, especially in Punjab and Haryana. Not only in India but reportedly Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh enjoys big following in other countries as well. Millions of followers are connected with Dera and according to an estimate, the sect's property is worth over billions of rupees.

According to a report in Jansatta, Dera has a daily income of Rs 16,44,833. This means Dera earns Rs 600,364,103 (Over 60 crore INR). Noteworthy, this figure was taken 3 years ago. Now, the income of Dera has touched billions of rupees.

According to an Income Tax data cited by Jansatta in its report, in 2010-11 Dera's income was Rs 165,248,455. In the year 2011-12, it grew to Rs 202,099,999. Moreover, in the 2012-13 year, it touched Rs 290,818,760. Moreover, Dera Sacha Sauda and the organisations related to it enjoy tax exemption from Income Tax Department under Section 10(23) in The Income Tax Act, 1995.