Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad president found dead

India: Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad president Mahant Narendra Giri was found dead on Monday. Giri’s body was found in Baghambari mutt in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj. According to initial reports, he was found hanging. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will visit Prayagraj today (Tuesday) to pay his last respects to Mahant.

A 5-page suicide note has also been recovered where he has held one of his disciples, Anand Giri, responsible for his death, police said.

Police said, Narendra Giri’s disciple Anand Giri, who’s accused of Mahant’s killing has been taken into custody in Haridwar.

Narendra Modi condoled the Mahant’s death. He said, “The death of Akhara Parishad President Shri Narendra Giri ji is extremely sad. While staying devoted to spiritual traditions, he played a big role in connecting many streams of Sant Samaj together. May the Lord place them at your feet. Peace!!”

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