Karnataka

Solapur mutt swamijikilled in road accident

The head of a mutt in Solapur, Sri Siddaram Hiremath Swamiji, was killed on the spot when the car in which he was travelling collided with a lorry near Farhatabad on the outskirts of Kalaburagi late on Saturday night.

The accident took place when the car driver lost control over the vehicle resulting in the collision at a narrow turning, with the lorry that was coming in the opposite direction.

Four others, who were grievously injured, are undergoing treatment in a private hospital in Kalaburagi.

The swamiji was travelling from Solapur to Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh to participate in a religious programme.

A case has been filed at the Farhatabad Police Station.

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Printable version | Feb 27, 2020 2:22:45 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/solapur-mutt-swamiji-killed-in-road-accident/article18719731.ece

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