[caption id="attachment_636762" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/gautam-gambhir1.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-636762" alt="Gautam Gambhir (Image courtesy: Getty)" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/gautam-gambhir1.jpg" width="628" height="355" /></a> Gautam Gambhir (Image courtesy: Getty)[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/gautam-gambhir" target="_blank">Gautam Gambhir</a> on Saturday condemned the violence and damage to public property in the wake of the conviction of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, describing the incidents as a classic case of religion marketing. The 35-year-old, who has always been vocal about major issues in the country, could not stop himself from expressing his views on what happened in Haryana and Punjab after the self-proclaimed god man was declared guilty of raping a girl 15 years ago. <strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/videos/proved-virat-kohli-ashish-nehra-and-others-indeed-took-lessons-from-gurmeet-ram-rahim-singh-542933" target="_blank">Virat Kohli, Ashish Nehra and others indeed took lessons from Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>Taking to his official Twitter account, Gambhir said, Wonder what Ram &amp; Rahim are thinking about the Insaan &amp; his misdeeds today! A classic case of religion marketing! #PanchkulaViolence. <p></p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p></p><p dir="ltr" lang="en">Wonder what Ram &amp; Rahim are thinking about the 'Insaan' &amp; his misdeeds today! A classic case of religion marketing! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PanchkulaViolence?src=hash">#PanchkulaViolence</a></p> <p></p> Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) <a href="https://twitter.com/GautamGambhir/status/901307025291747329">August 26, 2017</a></blockquote> <p></p>At least 29 people died and more than 200 were injured in violence in Haryana s Panchkula city after a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court convicted Dera Sacha Sauda (DSS) chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in connection with his alleged involvement in a 2002 rape case. His supporters had gathered outside the Panchkula court premises, went on a raging rampage, damaging vehicles (cars and buses), pulling down security barriers, attacking media persons, OB vans and public property. The quantum of punishment will be pronounced on August 28.