Gurgaon: Thousands of fans of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Friday gathered at Leisure Valley Ground here to watch the screening of MSG amid protests by the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) workers.
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who is currently in Gurgaon and is the leading man of the film, will be present during the screening. The district administration has made special arrangements for regulating traffic movement in and around the venue.
Meanwhile, INLD workers and the party’s student wing Indian National Student Organisation (INSO) activists were detained by police while they were heading towards Leisure Valley Ground at Sector 29 here where MSG was scheduled for screening.
The protesters were holding black flags and shouting slogans.
“About 60 workers of INLD and INSO have been detained by Gurgaon Police in order to maintain law & order in the city and to avert clashes with the supporters of Dera Sacha Sauda, Sirsa who are collecting in large numbers at Leisure Valley Ground in Sector 29 Gurgaon for the planned premiere show of the movie “MSG – The Messenger of God”,” Police commissioner Navdeep Singh Virk’s office told reporters.
In all, nearly 500 INLD workers were detained by police in various police stations.
Later, 38 workers, including the party’s vice president Anantram Tanwar and others were booked at Sadar Police station. The rest of the workers were let off.