10 Interesting Facts About Bhole Baba, The Hathras Godman

 10 Interesting Facts About Bhole Baba, The Hathras Godman

Bhole Baba's original name is Suraj Pal Singh Jatav. He was born in Bahadur Nagari village of Kasganj district

Original Name

Suraj Pal Singh used to work in the police department before turning to a life of spirituality in around year 2000


Bhole Baba has been accused of sexual assault in the past and was imprisoned for it in 1997 as reported by NDTV

Controversial Past

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Bhole Baba has been allegedly involved in several crimes, ranging from fraud to land grabbing and sexual assault

After his release from prison, he rebranded himself as ‘Saakar Vishwa Hari Baba’ and started an ashram in his ancestral village


Bhole Baba's net worth is estimated to be around ₹100 crores (approximately $12 million USD), mostly from donations and property

Net Worth

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According to Dainik Bhaskar, Bhole Baba was married in 1965. His wife belongs to a village in Etah district, UP

Family Details

Despite his spiritual image, Bhole Baba is known to lead a luxurious lifestyle, often seen with expensive cars, jewelry, and high-end gadgets

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Luxury Lifestyle

A stampede at one of his religious gatherings resulted in the deaths of over 100 people

Deadly Stampede

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In 2022, despite rising Covid cases, he conducted a satsang in Farrukhabad, where only 50 attendees were allowed, yet over 50,000 people arrived

Despite the tragedy, many followers blame the police and administration for the incident and not Bhole Baba