President, PM mourn Karnataka’s 111-year-old seer

New Delhi :¬† President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday mourned the death of Karnataka’s 111-year-old revered seer, Shivakumara Swami of Siddaganga Mutt in Tumakuru. “Extremely sad to learn the passing of the spiritual leader… He contributed immensely to society, particularly towards healthcare and education. My condolences to his countless followers,” […]

Karnataka's 111-year-old revered pontiff Shivakumar Swami of Siddaganga Mutt at Tumakuru (File Photo)

Karnataka’s 111-year-old seer dead

Bengaluru |¬†Karnataka’s 111-year-old revered seer, Shivakumara Swami of Siddaganga Mutt at Tumakuru, is dead, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy announced on Monday. “His holiness, Swamiji passed away at 11.44 a.m. at the Mutt during his treatment for lung infection,” Kumaraswamy told the media in Tumakuru, about 70km from here. The Swami had been in and out […]