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‘Walking god’ of India, dies

THE TIMES OF INDIA, Bengaluru
‘Walking god’ of India, dies
Shivakumara Swamiji

Supercentenarian Shivakumara Swamiji, popularly known as "Nadedaduva Devaru" (Walking God) in Karnataka, passed away in Tumakuru at 11.44 am yesterday following ill health.

He was 111 years old.

Shivakumara Swamiji was being treated for lung infection and other age-related ailments for the last few months and was on ventilator for the last one week on and off.

Shivakumara Swami was a noted religious figure and humanitarian who headed the Siddaganga Mutt in Tumakuru, which has been providing free education, shelter and dasoha (food) to thousands of children from different parts of the state for decades.

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