Spiritual guru Bhaiyyuji Maharaj shoots himself to death in Indore

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 13 Jun 2018 09:25:20


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SPIRITUAL leader Bhaiyyuji Maharaj committed suicide by shooting himself at his residence in Indore on Tuesday. He also left a suicide note before taking the extreme step and police are investigating the shocking incident. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and other politicians have expressed grief over the death of Bhaiyyuji Maharaj. The suicide note indicates that Bhaiyyuji Maharaj was stressed and fed up.

“Bhaiyyuji Maharaj shot himself with licensed revolver around 2 pm. A suicide note has been recovered from the incident site and probe is underway to know the reasons behind the incident,” Tezaji Nagar police station SHO, Girish told to ‘The Hitavada’. Police said, Bhaiyyuji Maharaj put revolver to his temple and pressed the trigger. The news pouring into media says that Bhaiyyuji Maharaj locked himself in a room and shot himself dead. When the door of his room remained closed for a long time and there was no response from inside, his family members and servants broke open the door only to found him in a pool of blood.  He was immediately rushed to hospital, where attending doctors declared him dead.

Bhaiyyuji Maharaj was known for providing spiritual guidance to politicians, people and also for his philanthropic works. He had a vast number of followers, including that from Maharashtra. He had done various kinds of public welfare works in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. It was some months ago that Madhya Pradesh Government appointed him as Minister of State, but he refused to accept various Government facilities. Before his death, his twitter handle also showed some posts in which he had wished Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on latter’s birthday. Air is thick with speculation that Bhaiyyuji Maharaj ended his life over domestic problem as nothing was going well in his life after second marriage. His daughter from first wife had reservations against the second marriage.

Through the medium of Twitter, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan paid tributes to Bhaiyyuji Maharaj. He said, countless people are hurt by the death of Bhaiyyuji Maharaj. “Attachment of Bhaiyyuji Maharaj with Narmada Seva Mission and his contribution in the field of environment protection and social welfare could not be forgotten,” Chouhan said.  Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly Ajay Singh also paid tributes to Bhaiyyuji Maharaj. Bhaiyyuji Maharaj was an influential person with numerous politicians being his followers and he was also known for his trouble-shooting skills. He had played a vital role in breaking the indefinite fast of Anna Hazare.