Indian spiritual leader Baba Hardev Singh, current leader of the Sant Nirankari Mission, was killed in a car accident in Canada's Montreal on Friday (13th April). He was the chief priest of the Nirankari sect.
As this article goes to press, more details about the death are still awaited.
Sant Nirankari Mission is globally famous for preaching the message of human unity, equality and fraternity through the realization of God.
Baba Gurbachan Singh, father of Baba Hardev Singh was considered to be heterodox by mainstream Sikhs and was killed during the early 80’s by the Sikh militants. After the assassination of his father, Baba Hardev Singh succeeded as the "Satguru" or the head of the Sant Nirankari Mission of the organization, and was occupying the post since last over 35 years.