Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman, Sadananda Gowda to attend funeral of Siddaganga Mutt seer Shivakumara Swami

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Published: January 22, 2019 10:16:55 AM

According to official sources, the two ministers would fly down to Karnataka to attend the last rites of the Lingayat seer Shivakumar Swamy.

The 111-year old head of the Siddaganga mutt in Karnataka, known as ‘Walking God’ among his countless followers, died Monday after prolonged illness.

Union ministers DV Sadananda Gowda and Nirmala Sitharaman will attend the funeral of the head pontiff of Siddaganga mutt and lay wreath on behalf of the prime minister.

According to official sources, the two ministers would fly down to Karnataka to attend the last rites of the Lingayat seer Shivakumar Swamy.

The 111-year old head of the Siddaganga mutt in Karnataka, known as ‘Walking God’ among his countless followers, died Monday after prolonged illness.

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