Karnataka mourns death of Shivakumara Swamy

Called as Walking God by his followers and devotees, Shivakumara Swamy, the swamiji of Siddaganga Mutt in Tumakuru, Karnataka, passed away on Monday. He was 111-year-old . He was admitted in a private hospital in Chennai and was undergoing treatment. The last rites will be held later today. Three-Day mourning will be observed in Karnataka. Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, Ministers and MLAs have condoled his death. His devotees are throging the mutt ever since the news spread.