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Mathadhish: How Ram Rahim’s Dera Sacha Sauda lost its political clout

As general elections are approaching, all political parties have intensified their poll campaigns. Politicians also try to woo religious leaders to gain the support of their lakhs of followers. News Nation brings a special show highlighting the influence of Mathadish (religious leader) on polls in India. Here, we discussed the influence of Dera Sacha Sauda. In 2014, a long queue of politicians was seen to seek the support of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim in Haryana’s Sirsa. But, now the scenario is totally changed. Here is a special report on the subject.

Updated : 29 March 2019, 01:11 PM