On Tuesday spiritual leader Bhaiyyu Maharaj shot himself at his home in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. Maharaj who was 50-year-old, who had top politicians & celebrities among his followers, wrote in the note that he was “stressed out”, the police said, referring to his suicide note.
Bhaiyyu Maharaj wrote in the two-line note found by the police,”Somebody should be there to handle duties of family. I am leaving to much stressed out, fed up (sic).”
Maharaj had married for the second time last year. His first wife had died in 2015. Reports suggested a rift with his daughter.
“His wife & family were at home, their statement will be taken for the investigation,” said Jayant Rathore, a senior police officer in Indore.
CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan said,”The counter has lost a person who was a confluence of culture, knowledge and selfless service”.
Former CM Digvijaya Singh alleged in an interview that,”He was worried about illegal mining in the Narmada by the Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led government and was offered the post of minister to shut his mouth. He rejected the offer & had told me about it on call”.