Kiku Sharda – Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Controversy: All you need to know
One of the most trending and viral news of this time is the arrest of comedian Kiku Sharda. Everyone who knows about this matter and the one who doesn’t know about this matter is giving their own perspective on this matter. But do you know what actually it is?
Here is all you need to know about this matter. Let’s start from initial stage:
Who is Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh ji Insan?
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh is the head of India-based socio-spiritual organisation Dera Sacha Sauda. Dera Sacha Sauda manages a lot of social programmes such as Blood drives, Tree planting; Disaster relief and they also help transgender people, tribal communities, orphans and sex workers.
Mr. Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has already organized drives for blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol screening. His work has gotten very much recognition from Guinness. He is Guinness World Record holder for many activities like:
• Most blood pressure readings taken in 24 hours
• Most diabetes readings taken in 24 hours
• Most cholesterol readings taken in 24 hours
He once inaugurated a cleanliness drive “Ho Prithvi Saaf, Mitey Rog Abhishaap” along 5 Lacs volunteers approx.
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh ji Insan has acted in two movies named Messenger of GOD (MSG) and its sequel Messenger of GOD (MSG) – 2. Both films received a lot of bad reviews from critics.
But this is not all. He was part of many controversies too. Sikh religion peoples don’t have respect for him as he was found hurting the religious sentiments of the Sikhs by wearing.
Who is Kiku Sharda?
Kiku Sharda is a famous comedian and a well recognized for his acting in Comedy Nights with Kapil as Palak and in FIR as constable Gulgule. He was also a contestant in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge, Comedy Circus and Nach Baliye.
He has worked in many films too like Phir Hera Pheri, Dhamaal, Race, Happy New Year etc.
Kiku Sharda was arrested by Haryana police on 12th of Jan, 2016 from Mumbai. A police case was filed against him for hurting religious sentiments by mimicking Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh ji Insan. The TV artist has been booked under Section 295A of the Indian Penal Code.
In a special programme Jasha-e-Ummeed which was aired on STAR PLUS on December 27, 2015, Kiku mimicked the Dera Sacha Sauda chief.
[Image Credit – Rediff.com]
Here is the video:
After his arrest; millions of people stood up with Kiku Sharda and supported him in his bad time. #KikuSharda; #kikushardaarrest and #WeStandWithKikuSharda was on trend on Twitter.com for back-to-back 3 days.
Here are some tweets:
Free Speech: Rest in Peace. Hurt Sentiments: Arrest in Peace. #KikuSharda
— Ramesh Srivats (@rameshsrivats) January 13, 2016
Irony : Today 1)Pakistan arrests 12 terrorist 2) india arrests 1 comedian #WeStandWithKikuSharda
— Rahul Mahajan (@TheRahulMahajan) January 13, 2016
— KAPIL (@KapilSharmaK9) January 13, 2016
Palak, Aa ja bhen. Aa ja. Kuch aur karte hain. — Sunil Grover (@WhoSunilGrover) January 13, 2016
Later Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh ji Insan tweeted:
I was busy shooting OnlineGurukul; just got to know, devotees are hurt due to Kiku’s action.If he has apologized, no complaint from my side
— GURMEET RAM RAHIM (@Gurmeetramrahim) January 13, 2016
After this, Kiku Sharda was released from custody on Wednesday evening.
Now, here is another video of TIMES NOW Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami along with Dr Aditya Insaan (Spokesperson Dera Sacha Sauda); Aryama Sundaram (Senior Advocate, Supreme Court); Raju Srivastava (Comdian); Ranvir Shorey (Actor); Deepak Dobriyal (Actor); Dr Indira Tiwari, (General Secretary Hindu Mahasabha); Pandit Gagan Shashtri (Religious Guru)
Subject of this debate was Kiku Sharda Arrested For Mimicking Baba Ram Rahim
Now what are your opinion friends? Comment below:
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