Some supporters in the village in Sukhpura area keep his picture at their homes and recite the 'Omprakash Chalisa', the hymns composed in his honour.
When asked why they do this, Sugri Devi said, "He is God for the poor and their true well-wisher."
Another villager, Ajanta Devi, said, "Om Prakash helps everyone and is advocating a liquor ban. I wish him to become the CM."
Asked about the practice, Rajbhar said, "There is nothing wrong in it.
The person who does something for the poor becomes God in their eyes," he said.
The SBSP chief recently blamed corruption among the bureaucrats for the recent BJP defeat in the bypolls in the state.
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