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'Papa's angel' Honeypreet likely to be next head of Dera sect

Honeypreet Insan is adopted daughter of Ram Rahim whose conviction in rape case triggered violence

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

'Papa's angel' Honeypreet may be successor of Dera sect
Honeypreet Insan, adopted daughter of rape convict and Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. Photo: Twitter (@insan_honey)

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

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


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

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

On her Twitter and 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

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. 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 Singh.

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

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

First Published: Sun, August 27 2017. 19:28 IST
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