Guru Balakdas (1801 Bhandar, Raipur district, Central Provinces - 1860 CE Aurabandha) was an Untouchable leader, and son of the founder of the Chhattisgarh Satnami sect of Hinduism, Guru Ghasi Das.  Guru Balakdas' activities aroused the hostility of higher-caste Hindus, and he was murdered by Rajput attackers at a rest-house in Aurabandha (near by Mungeli district of chhattisgarh) while traveling to Raipur in 1860.
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- Robert Vane Russell (1916). The tribes and castes of the Central Provinces of India. Macmillan and Co., limited. pp. 314–. Retrieved 10 April 2012.