Bhayyuji Maharaj shoots self News Updates: Last rites to take place in Indore, says spiritual leader's ashram

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Bhayyuji Maharaj shoots self News Updates: Last rites to take place in Indore, says spiritual leader's ashram
  • 19:03 (IST)

    Bhayyuji's body is now being taken to Bombay Hospital where it will be kept overnight

    Before the last rites on Wednesday, Bhayyuji's body will be taken to Bombay Hospital and will be kept there overnight. Inputs By K Kotwal/ 101 reporters

  • 18:22 (IST)

    Bhayyuji Maharaj's follower talks about him

    Inputs by K Kotwal, 101 reporters

  • 18:12 (IST)

    NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik expresses grief

    NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik expressed grief and observed that the spiritual leader had taken part in several social works in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. "May his soul rest in peace," Malik said.

  • 18:02 (IST)

    Prithviraj Chavan reacts to news of Bhayyuji's death

    Prithviraj Chavan remembered the spiritual leader for his social and political work, which he said was aimed at helping the common people.

  • 17:58 (IST)

    Bhaiyyu Maharaj enjoyed large following among politicians

    Spiritual guru Bhaiyyu Maharaj enjoyed a large following among politicians. When Bhaiyyu Maharaj was injured in a road accident in 2016, among those who came to meet him were RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and then Gujarat chief minister Anandiben Patel.

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  • 17:49 (IST)

     Former head of Bhayyuji's ashram Sharad Pawar aka Mausa ji gives funeral details

    Former head of Bhayyuji's ashram Sharad Pawar aka Mausa ji gives funeral details, says last rites will take place in Indore.

    Inputs by K Kotwal, 101 reporters

  • 17:25 (IST)

    MP Congress condoles Bhayyuji's death, demands CBI probe

    The Madhya Pradesh unit of Congress party has expressed grief over the death of Bhayyuji and demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

  • 17:20 (IST)

    Bhayyuji's daughter Kuhu arrives at home

    Inputs by by K Kotwal/ 101Reporters

  • 17:16 (IST)

    Bhaiyyu Maharaj enjoyed large following among politicians

    Bhaiyyu Maharaj, who allegedly killed himself in Indore, enjoyed a large following among politicians. When Bhaiyyu Maharaj, whose real name was Udaysinh Deshmukh, was injured in a road accident in 2016, among those who came to meet him were RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and then Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel.This was an indication of the tremendous clout and fan following the 50-year-old model-turned-spiritual guru had among politicians, many of them from Maharashtra.

    Bhayyu Maharaj was one of the five 'saints' to whom the Shivraj Singh government of Madhya Pradesh had granted Minister of State (MoS) rank in April. However, he had refused to accept it, saying "a post holds no importance for a saint". Read more. 

  • 17:06 (IST)

    Family sources say last rites may be performed in Maharashtra

    Bhayyuji's family sources say last rites will be performed in Maharashtra. Bhaiyyuji's body will be kept at his Vijay Nagar Ashram in Indore for Antim Darshan between 7 to 9 on Wednesday.

    Inputs By K Kotwal/101Reporters

  • 16:53 (IST)

    Watch: Snippets from Bhayyuji's house

  • 16:45 (IST)

    Bhayyuji killed himself in his daughter's room: DIG Harinarayanchari Mishra

    DIG Harinarayanchari Mishra says that Bhayyuji killed himself in his daughter's room and the police will solve this case within 24 hours.

    Inputs by K Kotwal,101Reporters

  • 16:35 (IST)

    Image of the suicide note recovered by the police

    On the second page of the suicide note, Bhayyuji has written that his help Vinayak will look after his finances. Sources say family dispute, debts had created a lot of pressure for the spiritual leader.

    Inputs by K Kotwal, 101 Reporters

  • 16:26 (IST)

    Bhayyuji's licensed pistol, suicide note seized; family members being questioned

    Inspector General of Police Makrand Deoskar says that Bhayyuji's suicide note and pistol have been seized. "All aspects of the case are being investigated. Family members will also be questioned." - ANI

  • 16:23 (IST)

    Bhayyuji's suicide note read, 'I am too much stressed out and fed up'

  • 16:14 (IST)

    X-ray of Bhayyuji's body being conducted at Naveen mortuary

    Input by K Kotwal ,101 reporters

  • 16:01 (IST)

    Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan offers condolences

  • 15:54 (IST)

    Bhayyuji's family members leave hospital

  • 15:51 (IST)

    Bhaiyyuji's body being taken to MY hospital for post-mortem

    Bhaiyyuji's body is being taken to MY hospital for post-mortem examination. His daughter Kuhu is still inside the Bombay hospital.

    Inputs By K Kotwal, 101 reporters

  • 15:50 (IST)

    Suicide note recovered by police, handwriting being verified: Sources

  • 15:47 (IST)

    Maharaj was pressurised by CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan: Congress leader Manak Agarwal 

  • 15:42 (IST)

    Computer baba arrives at Bombay Hospital in Indore

    Input by K Kotwal, 101 Reporters

  • 15:39 (IST)

    Senior Congress leader Shobha Ojha reaches Bombay Hospital

    Senior Congress leader Shobha Ojha reaches Bombay Hospital. "I am extremely shocked by the news, we must wait for police investigation,"says Ojha

    Input by K Kotwal, 101Reporters

  • 15:35 (IST)

    Union minister Suresh Prabhu offers condolences

  • 15:30 (IST)

    Police guard the entrance of Bhayyuji Maharaj's house 

    Image procured by K Kotwal, 101 reporters

  • 15:28 (IST)

    Watch: Ruckus outside Bombay Hospital in Indore

    Video by K Kotwal, 101 reporters

  • 15:24 (IST)

    Indore Police begins reaches Maharaj's house

    Senior police officials reached Bhayyuji Maharaj's house Silver Springs phase one to investigate the crime scene. (Input by K Kotwal, 101 reporters

  • 15:19 (IST)

    Watch: Video of collector and officials entering hospital

    Meanwhile, Bhayyuji's daughter reaches Bombay Hospital just after collector and officials.

    Input by By K Kotwal, 101Reporters

  • 15:13 (IST)

    Watch: Scene outside Bombay Hospital as news of Bhayyuji Maharaj's news of death spread

    Large number of supporters reached the hospital as they got news. The video is from the Bombay hospital where he was declared dead.

    Input by K Kotwal, 101Reporters

  • 15:10 (IST)

    Bhayyuji Maharaj's followers wait outside the Bombay Hospital in Indore

    While followers wait outside the hospital, Collector Nishant Warwade reached the hospital along with senior district officials.The security is also pushing the patients outside and is not allowing anyone to enter the Bombay hospital. 

    Image procured- K Kotwal, 101Reporters

  • 15:08 (IST)

    He had shot himself in the head: Jayant Rathore, Indore Police

  • 15:06 (IST)

    DIG Harinarayanachari Mishra confirms that he committed suicide by shooting self

    While DIG Harinarayanachari Mishra confirmed that he committed suicide by shooting self, Sughna jadhav, who worked with him said that he was in depression.- Input by K Kotwal, 101Reporters

  • 15:03 (IST)

    Following Maharaj's death, police has begun investigation

  • 15:01 (IST)

    Bhaiyyuji Maharaj is no more: hospital sources

    Hospital sources say that Bhayyuji Maharaj was brought with a head injury to the hospital. He was declared brought dead, says Bombay Hospital sources.

  • 14:54 (IST)

    Madhya Pradesh minister Bhayyuji Maharaj shoots self; police begins probe

    Madhya Pradesh minister Bhayyuji Maharaj who was offered MoS rank, shot himself on Tuesday and later breathed his last at an Indore hospital. Maharaj was very close to RSS leader Mohan Bhagwat. 

Bhayyuji Maharaj shoots self news updates: Spiritual leader Bhayyuji Maharaj allegedly shot himself on Tuesday and passed away  at the Bombay hospital in Indore, according to several media reports. Indore Police begins probe; followers and leader's daughter reaches hospital as news spreads. Senior police officials reached Bhayyuji Maharaj's house Silver Springs phase one to investigate the crime scene. Maharaj was pressurised by CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, says Congress leader Manak Agarwal.

Inspector General of Police Makrand Deoskar says that Bhayyuji's suicide note and pistol have been seized. "All aspects of the case are being investigated. Family members will also be questioned."Suicide note mentions stress; sources say family dispute, debts likely cause. MP Congress laments Bhayyuji's death, demands CBI probe.

Bhayyuji Maharaj had announced retirement from public life in 2016, according to a report in The Times of India.

"I have done whatever is possible for me. Now, I cannot do anything as I am not getting any support from the society. At this moment, I am announcing my retirement not out of frustration but because my conscience is telling me so," he was quoted as saying in the report.

Bhaiyyuji has a wide base in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra and counts many political bigwigs among his followers.

With inputs from PTI


Updated Date: Jun 12, 2018 19:03 PM

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