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Nigamananda`s brother lodges police complaint

Nigamananda was 34 years old when he died June 13 in a hospital in Dehradun.



Patna: The brother of a Hindu leader who died fasting to save the Ganga from pollution has filed a police complaint against another Hindu religious leader, police said on Saturday.

Satyam Kumar, brother of Swami Nigamananda, who died after being on hunger strike for over two-and-a-half months, lodged the complaint against Swami Shivanand of Haridwar.

Kumar said he feared for his own and his family`s life from the Swami. The complaint was filed in Kewti police station in Darbhanga district, about 200 km from here.

Darbhanga Superintendent of Police Kumar Ekle said "full security" would be provided to Kumar and his family.

Swami Nigmananda was born in Ladari village in Darbhanga and spent his childhood there. He left the village when he was 17.

Nigamananda was 34 years old when he died June 13 in a hospital in Dehradun. He began his fast Feb 19 against illegal quarrying being carried out in the Ganga river bed with alleged connivance of officials.

IANS

From Zee News

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