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Govt will order probe into Shiroor seer death case, says Deputy CM Parameshwar

Mangalore Today News Network

Udupi, July 19, 2018: Deputy Chief Minister and State Home Minister Dr G Parameshwara has said that the   Government would  order a probe into the case of death of Shiroor Mutt seer Sri Lakshmivara Theertha Swamiji who died of suspected food poisoning on Thursday morning.

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The  Deputy CM said the probe was necessitated as the followers of the seer  have raised questions over his sudden death.

Even the seer’s advocate Ravikiran Murdeshwar has stated that Lakshmivara Theertha had  told him that his life was under threat. He demanded  an impartial probe into the death of the seer and added  that the  seer had asked him  to file criminal cases against  six of the Ashta Mutt seers over the Pattada Devaru issue.


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Sri Lakshmivara Theertha Swamiji  who was known for his candid  statements had also  been a controversial figure.  He even hit headlines when he had filed his  nomination as independent candidate for the recent assembly elections . However, he  had later withdrawn his nomination.