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Lingayat spiritual leader Mathe Mahadevi dead

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

passed away at a private hospital here on Thursday due to cardiac arrest, a statement from the hospital said.

"was critically ill and admitted to Manipal Hospitals on March 8. She passed away at 4.45 p.m," said the statement.

The 74-year-old was one of the first few seers from the southern state who demanded a separate religion status for Lingayats.

Mahadevi was on the life support system, including ventilation and dialysis, due to for some time, the hospital said.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 19:34 IST
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