Shivakumara Swami, Karnataka’s 111-year-old seer dies

Bengaluru: Karnataka’s 111-year-old revered seer, Shivakumara Swami of Siddaganga Mutt at Tumakuru, is dead, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy announced on Monday.

The Swami had been suffering from lung infection for the past few weeks. He had been in and out of hospitals over the last few years due to his advanced age.