Computer Baba

With elections approaching, Madhya Pradesh’s ‘babas’ are in for some official recognition. In addition to their (mostly) self-arrogated holy status, such personages as (clockwise from left) Computer Baba, Bhaiyyu Maharaj, Hariharanand Maharaj, Narma­da­nand and Yogendra Mahant have been accorded minister of state status. What will they do? God alone knows.

Spiritual leader Namdeo Das Tyagi, populary known as 'Computer Baba', who is among five seers been given Minister of State status by the Madhya Pradesh government, in Bhopal.

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