Baba Hardev Singh, head of Nirankari Mission, was killed in a road accident in Montreal, Canada today. He was 62.
With profound pain and sorrow, this is to inform all that His Holiness Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj has merged into this Almighty God. He was travelling in a car in Canada which met with a serious accident at about 5.00 am (IST) today,” a statement issued by Sant Nirankari Mandal said.
Baba Hardev Singh was in Canada holding spiritual meetings. The second Nirankari International Samagam (NIS) was scheduled to held in June at Toronto. The theme of this international meet was humanness. Condoling Baba Hardev death, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, Baba Hardev Singh‘s demise is tragic & a great loss to the spiritual world. My thoughts are with his countless followers in this sad time.
Earlier, BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain confirmed the development on Twitter and said, Baba Hardev Singh’s demise is a loss to the nation. He was doing a lot of service for the people.
Prime Minister was among the firsts to extend his condolences on the sudden demise of the spiritual leader on Twitter. He wrote: Baba Hardev Singh‘s demise is tragic & a great loss to the spiritual world. My thoughts are with his countless followers in this sad time.