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- Shah Mohammed (Jangnama)

Another 'Baba' involved in Controversy

July 9, 2006
Source: Khalsa Press

Tarn Taran Sahib, Punjab - 'Baba' Amrik Singh, a close associate of Baba Jiwan Singh, Baba Jagtar Singh Karseva Walay of Tarn Taran Sahib has reportedly disappeared swindling millions of rupees from Karseva projects.

In a press conference organized by Baba Jagtar Singh, the head of the Karseva group, it was announced that the 'mukhtar-nama' (power of attorney) given to Amrik Singh was rescinded and the public was warned of Amrik Singh's unscrupulous activities.

Amrik Singh, son of Baldev Singh of village SeoMajra of Haryana joined the Karseva Babas in 1987 at the age of 17, and had been part of the organization since.

They charged that recently Amrik Singh had used the Sangat's money to purchase land in Hoshiarpur in May of 2006 and a Tata Safari vehicle. They alleged, that overall he had embezzled over 2 crore (200 million) rupees.

According to the Punjabi Tribune, a case under various sections including 420 of the Indian Penal Code was being filed against Amrik Singh. District police chief Parveen Sinha said relatives of Amrik Singh were also involved in the misuse of Karseva monies and that a case could be filed against them.

The Karseva Babas have been mired in controversy and have been blamed for destroying and not preserving priceless historical monuments and architecture in their overzealous attempts of reconstructive Karseva.

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3 Comments

  1. Zorawar Singh Italy July 16, 2006, 11:56 am

    It is the duty of every man, Sikh or not, to open his inner eye and perceive that any religious or social movement done towards personal goals, are bound to follow selfishness and dishonesty.

    We are living in a very particular period and we shall witness many times events like "BABA BAKALA"...but most probably without the radiant presence of enlighted souls.…

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  2. concerned sikh uk January 29, 2007, 10:31 am

    I am a mother of 2 young children that is currently going through a very taraumatic divorce, a divorce that may never have happened if my mother in law was not infatauted with a 'baba' Bhagwan Dass from Shabad in India.

    These baba prey on illeterate women and destroy so many lives they are poisoning the roots of Sikhi, our future generations are very weak in history of Sikhi and knoweldge of what it means to be a Sikh, these Baba are killing us silently and more action is needed simply sitting back writing articles about them on the net is not suffeceint we need to find a way at an international level so that these baba and future baba are aware that they can not get away with ruining peoples lives,

    My inlaws made my life hell as I refused to worship their 'Baba' or follow his ways some off which opose Sikhi, we need to pressure our leaders to educate the sangat to prevent people from being abused in this way.

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  3. babbar p.b November 21, 2009, 6:11 pm

    Sare thugg ikathe hoye ne,ajj kall koi baba nahi, paisa hi baba hai baba jagtar sab to wada thugg hai

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