A checkered history: Asaram Bapu's controversial life
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Delhi gang-rape case, December 2012
Asaram Bapu said that the Delhi gang rape victim was equally responsible for the incident. According to Asaram the victim could have avoided the incident if she had called the rapists ‘brother’ and pleaded them.
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75 year kicked by Asaram, Indore, June 2013
Asaram Bapu allegedly kicked and abused 75 year devotee, Aman Singh Dangi when he was bowing down at him. On Dangi’s complaint, police issued a warrant against Asaram.
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Asaram made a comment on Rahul Gandhi, October, 2011
Asaram called Rahul Gandhi a brainless ‘babloo’.
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Asaram slapped cameraperson in Ghaziabad, September, 2012
Asaram slapped a video cameraperson who reached his dais to take a sound bite during a satsang in Ghaziabad.
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Asaram’s rain dance, March, 2013
Asaram Bapu wasted thousands of litres of water by using hydraulic pump for playing Holi despite Maharashtra government’s pre-Holi guidelines on water conversation.
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Jalandhar, May 2012
Asaram asked two of his disciples to do ear-holding sit ups in public.
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Asaram’s violence on reporters, March 2013
Supporters of Asaram Bapu pelted stones on reporters and damaged covering pre-holi celebrations in his ashram in Thane.
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Asaram’s son charged for sexual assault
Asaram bapu’s son, Narayan Sai has been charged for sexually assaulting a girl who lives in his ashram.