Nigamananda Saraswati

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Birthday
2, 1976
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jun 13, 2011 (34)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
2, 1976
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jun 13, 2011 (34)

About

Hindu monk who died while fasting to save the Ganges river from pollution caused by illegal mining in the Hardwar district.

Before Fame

He left home in 1995, leaving only a letter to his family.

Trivia

As a result of his death, the Uttarakhand government banned mining all over the Hardwar district.

Family Life

His mother Kalpana Jha referred to him as Girish.

Associated With

He and Nigerian religious leader T.B. Joshua are both famous for fasting.