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Mar 27, 2020
1:33PM

Brahma Kumari's Chief Dadi Janki passes away at 104

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Rajyogini Dadi Janki, the Chief of Brahmakumaris Sansthan, the world's largest spiritual organization run by women, passed away at the age of 104 after prolonged illness. She breathed her last at 2 a.m. this morning at a hospital in Mount Abu. She was suffering from respiratory and stomach-related problems for the last two months. Her last rites will be performed later today at a ground located in Shanti Van campus of Brahamkumaris headquarters in Mount Abu.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over her demise. He tweeted that Rajyogini Dadi Janki Ji served society with diligence. She toiled to bring a positive difference in the lives of people. The Prime Minister said, her efforts towards empowering women were noteworthy and his thoughts are with her countless followers in this sad hour. A tribute:

Rajyogini Dadi Janki was born on 1st of January 1916 in Hyderabad city located in Sindh province now in Pakistan. She had embraced the spiritual path at the age of 21. In 1970s, she moved to western countries to establish Indian philosophy, Raj Yoga and human values. She had set up 'Seva Kendras' in 140 countries around the world. Dadi janki was appointed the brand ambassador of Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan (Clean India Mission) by the government for her work in the field of maintaining cleanliness.

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