Claimant of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Mahant Bhaskar Das dies at 88 due to heart attack

16 September 2017, 11:33 AM
Claimant of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Mahant Bhaskar Das passes away at age of 88
Claimant of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Mahant Bhaskar Das passes away at age of 88

The claimant of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya and Nirmohi Akhada Mahant Bhaskar Das passed away at the age of 88 on Saturday morning in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad.

 Bhaskar Das was the Hindu claimant in Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid dispute. He was fighting the case since 1949.

He was admitted to hospital four days back after a heart attack. It was the third cardiac arrest he suffered after 2003 and 2007.

Mahant Das was born in Gorakhpur’s Ranihid in 1929. Later in 1946, Bhaskar Das moved to Ayodhya.

He was the ‘Pujari’ of Ram Chabutara in Ayodhya and also became a Mahant of Hanuman Gadi temple.  

First Published: Saturday, September 16, 2017 09:01 AM
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