Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022

Meet 'Papa's Angel' Honeypreet 'Insaan', The Closest To Gurmeet Ram Rahim

She has over one million followers on Twitter and more than five lakh on Facebook.

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She likes to describe herself as "Papa's angel, philanthropist, director, editor and actress" on social media.

Honeypreet Insan is the adopted daughter of Ram Rahim Singh whose conviction in a rape case triggered mob violence that killed 36 people across Haryana.

Considered a confidant of the Dera chief, she has also emerged as his likely successor to head the controversial sect.

Honeypreet, in her thirties, accompanied Ram Rahim Singh when he was brought to the special CBI court in Panchkula for the pronouncement of the verdict in the 15-year-old rape case on Friday.

On her Twitter and Facebook accounts, she mentions herself as "PAPA's ANGEL, Philanthropist, Director, Editor, Actress!! Passionate to transform my Rockstar Papa's directions into actions!"

She has over one million followers on Twitter and more than five lakh on Facebook.

According to DNA, Honeypreet's real name is Priyanka Taneja, She has risen in  Singh'sinfluence in the sect, so much so, that people reportedly took her words to be Singh's decisions.

“When her dad watched her putting so much of hard work and learning directing skills so fast, he thought of giving her a chance to debut as a director in MSG The Warrior Lion Heart,” the report said, quoting the Dera website.

In one of her tweets, she congratulated her father on his 50th birthday on August 15.

"#HappyBirthDayGuruPa Congrats for d phenomenal 50 yrs! Thanx for turning every darkest hour into a brightest moment," she wrote.

A website -www.HoneypreetInsan.Me, also introduces herself as "a great Daughter of an amazing Father."

The site also mentions Honeypreet's philanthropic activities and working for the welfare of the poor and needy.

"As the daughter of Revered Saint Dr. Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan, you will find her working for the welfare of others, just like her Dad," it says.

She has also acted, edited and directed movies on Ram Rahim Singh.

Honeypreet acted in 'MSG 2 -The Messenger' and later had a special appearance in 'MSG-The Warrior Lion Heart'.

Honeypreet got married to an old Dera follower, Vishwas Gupta Feb ruary 14, 1999. Vishwas Gupta later in 2011 approached the court regarding an illicit relationship between Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim and his wife Honeypreet . Honeypreet Insan and Vishwas Gupta then got separated and she started living in the Dera, according to a report.

Ram Rahim Singh is married to Harjeet Kaur. They have two daughters, Charanpreet and Amanpreet, both of whom are married, and a son Jasmeet.