May | Friday | 13, 2016 :: Hardev Singh, head of Nirankari Mission, died in a road accident in Canada today. He was 62.
Baba Hardev Singh (also known as Nirankari Baba; 23 February 1954 – 13 May 2016) was an Indian spiritual guru and chief leader of the Sant Nirankari Mission from 1980 until his death.
Singh was born on 23 February 1954 to Gurbachan Singh and Kulwant Kaur in Delhi. He completed his elementary education from Yadvindra public school, Patiala, Punjab and later schooling from Rosary public school, Sant Nirankari Colony, Delhi. He graduated from Delhi University.
In 1975, he married Savinder Kaur during an annual Nirankari Sant Samagam in Delhi.
Singh died on 13 May 2016 in a car accident near Montreal, Canada. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home minister Rajnath Singh, and Congress leader Sonia Gandhi among others expressed their grief over sudden demise of Baba Hardev Singh.