In 2004, Sarkar had created a flutter by announcing that he would web a bridge over river Ganga to conne…Be taught More
KANPUR: Shobhan Sarkar, alias 1008 Viraktanand Saraswati, alias
, the seer who had dreamt that over 1,000 tonnes of
lay buried beneath the ruins of the feeble citadel of 19th-century king
Ram Baksh Singh
in Daundiya Khera village of Unnao, handed away at his Ashram in Shivli situation of Kanpur Dehat district on Wednesday morning.
“Baba Shobhan Sarkar breathed his ultimate at 5am on Wednesday at Arogya Dham health facility in the ashram after combating in unhappy health health for previous few days,” acknowledged his disciples.
Disciples fulfill Unnao seer’s ultimate need of ‘jal samadhi’ in Ganga river
As per his need, we gave Shobhan Sarkar ‘jal samadhi’ in the Ganga at Sunauhra Ashram in Chaubeypur situation,” Mahant Gopala Nand Maharaj of Pawan Tanay Ashram told TOI.
BJP MLA Surendra Maithani, Abhijeet Singh Sanga and Neelima Katiyar visited ashram to pay tributes.
A form of of followers gathered on the ashram in blatant violation of lockdown norms and social distancing protocols to pay tributes to the seer.
A colossal different of them headed in the direction of Shivli Ashram on receiving news of loss of life of the seer.
Police tried to kill the crowd from proceeding in the direction of the seer’s ashram in Chaubeypur, but their efforts proved futile. Video clips of the violation went viral on social media platforms.
SP chief Akhilesh Yadav acknowledged, “Deeply saddened to listen to about Swami Shobhan Sarkar Viraktanand Saraswati’s loss of life. He will repeatedly live in the hearts and minds of lakhs of people for whom he became repeatedly a guiding route. His passing leaves in the serve of a deep spiritual void. My thoughts are along with his endless followers.”
In October 2013, Sarkar wrote to the President, the ministry of mines and Archaeological
of India (ASI) to initiate excavation.
He acknowledged the ghost of Ram Baksh Singh is unnerved about Indian financial system and wishes the cherish to be feeble for growth of the nation.
The excavation began on October 18, 2013. On October 29, the ASI acknowledged there became no gold and stopped excavation.
In 2004, Sarkar had created a flutter by announcing that he would web a bridge over river Ganga to connect Kanpur and Unnao, but the authorities sprung into action and constructed the bridge.