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Swami Agnivesh Death (Sep 2020) Cause Of Death, Obituary

Swami Agnivesh Death Updated 2020

Swami Agnivesh Death (Sep 2020) Cause Of Death, Obituary.  >> This post will give you the details of an Indian Politician and social activist who died recently at the age of 80! 

Swami Agnivesh, an Arya Samaj Scholar, was a legislative assembly and an Indian Politician. Swami Agnivesh Death brought a wave of sorrow among his followers and fellow politicians.

He was well known for his contributions through the Bonded Labor Liberation Front against the bonded laborers, founded in 1981. He died at the age of 80 recently due to multiple organ failure. 

What was the cause of Swami Agnivesh Death?

Swami Agnivesh Death was due to critical illness. He suffered multiple organ failure and passed away at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi, on September 11, 2020. He was hospitalized a week ago as he was suffering from Liver Cirrhosis. He was admitted to ICU and was on the support of a ventilator. 

He suffered a cardiac arrest, his condition deteriorated, and after multiple organ failure, the social activist passed away. Many Politicians and activists remember him because of his contributions to society’s welfare and politics in the country.

Who was Swami Agnivesh, and what are his significant achievements and contributions?

Swami Agnivesh was born in Andhra Pradesh on September 21, 1939. He was born in a family of Brahmin Santani Hindu and was named as Vepa Shyam Rao. After losing his father at the age of four, he was brought up by his grandfather (maternal), who was the Diwan of Chattisgarh, which was then called as Sakti, the princely State.

Swami Agnivesh’s academic background was of Law and Commerce. He worked as a management lecturer in St. Xavier College, Kolkata. Besides, he was practicing law with Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Swami’s senior, later became Chief Justice of India.

Swami Agnivesh was a scholar, Politician, and social activist. His contributions are many for politics, and the welfare of society, which include the following:

  • 1970: Founded Arya Sabha
  • 1977: Member of Legislative Assembly
  • 1979: Cabinet Minister of Education
  • 1981: Founded Bonded Labour Liberation Front
  • 2005: Participated in the two-weeks campaign across India against female foeticide 
  • 2011: Played a significant role in negotiations with Indian Maoist
  • 2011: Participated in Anti-corruption protests in India
  • Emancipation of womanhood

Swami Agnivesh Death is being mourned by the people whom he influenced in his lifetime.

What were the criticisms faced by Swami Agnivesh?

Swami Agnivesh faced significant criticism in 2005 when he started to open the doors to non-Hindus in the temple of Puri Jagannath. In 2011, he faced protests when Amarnath, which is believed to be Lord Shiva, is mere ice.

The Supreme Court condemned on November 8, 2011, for hurting the sentiments of people and Hindus. Swami was attacked on July 17, 2018, in Jharkhand while attending a 195th Damin Mahotsav, organized at Littipara. Assailants accused him of being against Hindus and having sympathy towards Christian Missionaries.

Our thoughts:

Swami Agnivesh Death was announced recently. He suffered a critical illness and died due to cardiac arrest, followed by multiple organ failure. Our thought are with the followers and people who are sad due to the demise of Swami Agnivesh.

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