Three in custody so far in the death of Mahant Narendra Giri, FIR registered against Anand Giri

 The police have so far detained three people in connection with the death of Niranjani Akhara Mahant and Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad President Narendra Giri under suspicious circumstances. Mahant Narendra Giri, president of the Akhara Parishad, died under suspicious circumstances on Monday. His body was found hanging from a ceiling fan in a room in the Baghambari Math of Prayagraj. A suicide note was recovered from his room. It is written in the suicide note that many names including disciple Anand Giri are mentioned.


According to the police, his disciple yoga guru Anand Giri, Aadya Tiwari, the priest of the lying Hanuman temple, and his son Sandeep Tiwari have been taken into custody. All three have been accused of abetting Mahant Narendra Giri to commit suicide. Anand Giri was arrested by the police and SOG from Haridwar and in the night itself the police left for UP by road. At the same time, an FIR has been registered in this regard at the George Town police station of Prayagraj. This FIR has been registered under IPC 306. An FIR has been named against Anand Giri, alleging abetment to suicide.

Uttar Pradesh ADG (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar said that the police had received information that Mahant ji had committed suicide. On receiving the information, the IG and his team reached the spot and lowered his body from the fan. We had received a suicide note from the spot on which they have leveled allegations against Anand Giri and two others. He said that taking immediate action, we took Anand Giri into custody from Haridwar with the help of Uttarakhand Police. A team is being sent there which will bring him under full security and further inquiries will be done in it.

In view of the seriousness of the matter, forensic team and dog squad were also investigated. However, the police say that there will be a forensic investigation of the suicide note. At the same time, the UP government has called an emergency meeting in view of this whole matter.

In the case of Narendra Giri's death, with the help of Uttarakhand Police, UP Police has taken Anand Giri into its custody from Haridwar. Anand Giri said that I am being implicated under the conspiracy. They demanded that there be an inquiry into Guruji's murder.

As soon as the news of the death of Narendra Giri was received, there was a wave of mourning in the Sant Samaj. The saints have demanded a high-level inquiry, calling it a murder. As soon as the news of the death of Narendra Giri was received, all the people including PM Modi, CM Yogi expressed grief and paid their tributes.

Expressing condolence, PM Modi said, “The death of Shri Narendra Giri ji, President of Akhara Parishad, is extremely sad. While being devoted to spiritual traditions, he played a big role in connecting many streams of Sant Samaj together. May the Lord place them at your feet. Peace!!"

ADG Prashant Kumar said that at around 5.30 pm, a disciple of Narendra Giri informed about the incident. On reaching the spot, the police broke the door of the room and took possession of the dead body. The movement of people in the monastery was banned. The disciples of the ashram were also prohibited from touching or moving anything.

Police have said that a suicide note has been found from his room in which the disciple Anand Giri is mentioned. A suicide note is like a will. In the suicide note, he wrote what to do about the ashram and also wrote a will. It is written in the will who is to be taken care of. To whom what is to be given. In the suicide note, he has written that I have committed suicide because he was unhappy with his disciple. Prayagraj IG K.P. Singh said that prima facie it seems to be a case of suicide.

Mahant Giri's death tragic, investigation needed: Indresh Kumar

National Executive Member of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Indresh Kumar has expressed deep condolences on the death of Akhara Parishad President Narendra Giri under suspicious circumstances. He described the death of Mahant Narendra Giri as very sad and disturbing. Indresh Kumar said that while being devoted to spiritual traditions, Mahant Giri has played a very important role in connecting many streams of Sant Samaj together. The senior RSS leader questioned the controversial death of Mahant Giri and called for a probe.

UP government failed to protect saints: Congress

Taking a dig at the Congress, he said that the UP government is unable to protect the saints. Randeep Surjewala tweeted, “The death of respected Mahant Narendra Giri ji of Akhara Parishad, the apex body of saints and mahants, is heartbreaking under suspicious circumstances. Homage. Is this a suicide or a planned murder? What kind of government of Uttar Pradesh BJP is this which is not even able to protect the saints and mahants of the country?