On 29-Aug-2017 In People & Politics
Ram Rahim has been given the final verdict of 20 years of imprisonment after being convicted of two rapes on 25th August. Apart from the imprisonment he has been imposed Rs 30 lakh. But this isn't the only thing that he has been in the headlines. Another part of the story is that he had illicit relations with his daughter, Honeypreet, as told by his daughter's ex-husband. The way he and his daughter asked for allowing Honeypreet, his daughter to stay with her in the jail, showed how much the father daughter care for each other. But after this, the angle to the story is taken to a different path. When the Dera Sauda leader was asked about these allegations, he rejected them all considering them to be baseless.
Priyanka Talreja who is now known as Honeypreet Insan married a Dera follower Vishwas Gupta on February 14, 1999. But in 2009, after getting known to the Dera chief, she filed a dowry harassment case against her in-laws In 2011, Vishavas filed a petition against Ram Rahim for having illegal relations with his wife. But after the out-of-court decision, he got separated from his wife. Source
The family was a follower of Dera chief. And so Ram Rahim adopted her on the first day of her marriage and named her Honeypreet Insan. As per the information provided by her ex-husband Vishwas, Ram Rahim and Honeypreet started living together. They both were then seen on many occasions and events.
"I was staying at the goofa, private room of Baba ji. My wife was with him. He had inadvertently left the door open. They were nude and were having sex. They were shocked after they saw me. Baba had threatened me with dire consequences. He had threatened me not to reveal anything and had said that I will be killed." This was the incident that led him to file a case against Ram Rahim and leave his wife. Source
Vishwas and his family were compelled to leave the Dera. The family started living in Panchkula. He claimed that Baba always wanted to be with Honeypreet and so he adopted her on the first day of their marriage. The couple used to accompany Ram Rahim everywhere. He also says that Baba didn't let the couple sleep together. Baba and Honeypreet used to sleep in a single room. "Baba had thrown a big party in goofa in 1999 and had announced that he was adopting my wife and I will be his son-in-law. She will be his middle daughter," Vishwas said.
Honeypreet soon became his favorite daughter. They were seen at various events together. She started taking important decisions of the Dera and also directed the film 'MSG: The Warrior Lion Heart'.
Before the final verdict, Honeypreet accompanied her so called father the rapist Dera chief in his chopper when he was taken to Rohtak jail. Going opposed to the jail regulations, the authorities let the daughter stay with her father in the guest house. But when the officers ask him to shift to his lockup, he threatened them a suspension. Source
According to Honeypreet's account, she is "Papa's Angel, philanthropist, director, editor, actress! Passionate to transform my Rockstar Papa's directions into actions!" She has approximately million of followers on Twitter and more than five lakh followers on Facebook.
On August 6, 2017, Honeypreet tweeted about her friendship with Ram Rahim. Her tweet read "My Best Friend @Gurmeetramrahim Pa, Ur love lights up an entire lifetime! Thank U for being U! Happy Friendship Day!" She tweeted with a background song "I wish tere jasa dost sabko mile."
On the 50th birthday of Ram Rahim, Honeypreet tweeted, "#HappyBirthDayGuruPa Congrats for d phenomenal 50 yrs! Thanx for turning every darkest hour into the brightest moment."