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Dera currency: Gurmeet Ram Rahim's sect used its own plastic money

According to reports, the security officers sanitising the self-proclaimed Godman's Sirsa campus have found out that the Dera even had its own currency. 'The plastic money' found by the search teams on Friday morning comes in denominations of Rs 10 and blue Re 1 coins, reports said.


By   |  Updated On : September 08, 2017 11:51 PM
New Delhi :  

Luxury car without number, pharmaceutical products without labels, demonetised currency, OB Van - the list of peculiar things found in the rape-convict Gurmeet Ram Rahim's Dera Sacha Sauda headquaters in Sirsa does not end here. 

According to reports, the security officers sanitising the self-proclaimed Godman's Sirsa campus have found out that the Dera even had its own currency. 

'The plastic money' found by the search teams on Friday morning comes in denominations of Rs 10 and blue Re 1 coins, reports said.

Valid only within walls of the 2-acre campus of the sect, the Dera currency was molded in the shape of coins look like a child's toy money but actually carried value in the Dera's own shops within the campus, followers told a media house.

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The followers reportedly used the plastic coins as change if they didn't have real currency.

The words 'Dhan Dhan Satguru Tera hi Asara, Dera Sacha Sauda Sirsa' are inscribed on them.

The coins can be used again only in these Dera shops, which have the word 'Sach' or truth prefixed to their names, a report said.

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First Published: Friday, September 08, 2017 05:48 PM


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