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Spiritual leader Bhaiyyuji Maharaj passes away after allegedly shooting himself

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Bhaiyyuji Maharaj, Bhaiyyuji

Spiritual guru Bhaiyyu Maharaj allegedly committed suicide on Tuesday by shooting himself, according to police and hospital authorities.

Bhaiyyu Maharaj, whose original name is Uday Singh Deshmukh, shot himself at his residence, Deputy Inspector Genaral (DIG) Indore H C Mishra said.

He was rushed to the Bombay Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, its General Manager Rahul Parashar said.

The saint was very popular in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh because of his spiritual and social works.

Bhaiyyuji Maharaj, who had a huge following in Maharashtra, had announced his retirement from public life in 2016.

His original name is Uday Singh Deshmukh and is popular among his disciples as “Bhayyu Maharaj.”

His ashram is situated in Indore city and top political leaders including Devendra Fadnavis, legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar among others are his disciples.

He also played the role of a mediator when India Against Corruption (IAC) movement led by Anna Hazare was at its peak.

This is a developing story, more details awaiting.

Source: Agencies

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