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Dera (organization)

Socio-religious organization in northern India

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A dera is a type of socio-religious organization in northern India. Jacob Copeman defines the deras as "monasteries or the extended residential sites of religious leaders; frequently just glossed as sect".


Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's supporter arrested in bid to enter Parliament with knife

The suspect has been taken to Parliament Street police station where a team of senior police officers questioned him.
DNA - Published

Netas hedge bets, but convicted Dera chief unlikely to get parole

IndiaTimes - Published

Parties wary of taking stand on Dera chief

IndiaTimes - Published

Victimsโ€™ kin to oppose Dera chief parole in HC

IndiaTimes - Published

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