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Arya Samaj leader, Social activist Swami Agnivesh passes away


  • Arya Samaj leader and social activist Swami Agnivesh passed away on 11 Sep at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences in New Delhi, He was 80. 
  • Swami Agnivesh was suffering from liver cirrhosis and was critically ill and on ventilatory support from 8 Sep due to multi organ failure. 
  • Agnivesh was elected to Haryana Legislative Assembly in 1977 and served as a Cabinet Minister for Education in the state in 1979.