Dera Sacha Sauda

Dera Sacha Sauda (Punjabi: ਡੇਰਾ ਸੱਚਾ ਸੌਦਾ, Hindi: डेरा सच्चा सौदा) colloquially DSS) is a non-profit spiritual organization based in Sirsa, Haryana, India. The Dera Sacha Sauda was established by the ascetic Mastana Balochistani in 1948, as a center for spiritual learning.

The organisation has achieved Guinness World Records for several blood donation drives and a tree-planting initiative. The organization has also received extensive media coverage due to several controversies it has been involved in.

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... Dera Sacha Sauda members, guided by Singh, have participated in a variety of disaster relief and rescue missions, for which they have achieved wide recognition ... Dera Sacha Sauda has set a Guinness World Record for tree planting, three Guinness records for blood donation, and are recognised as a leading agency in whole-body donation ...
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... supposedly from a Sadhvi living in the Dera, was sent to the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as well as the judges of The Punjab and Haryana High Court ... Chhatarpati had done a series of stories on the Dera, and had also published allegations of rape and sexual exploitation against the Baba ... Later, Dera Manager Krishan Lal was also arrested in the case ...