New Delhi: Sant Nirankari Mission’s Mata Savinder Hardev Ji Maharaj passed away due to prolonged illness in Delhi on Sunday. Mata Savinder Hardev Ji Maharaj breathed her last at 5.15 pm at her residence, Sant Nirankari Satsang Bhawan, Sant Nirankari Colony in Burari. The followers can pay their last respects in Ground No 8 till the night of August 7.
The Antim Yatra will commence from Ground No 8 on Wednesday. The last rites will be conducted at Nigam Bodh Ghat at 12 noon. A special congregation will be held the same day to pay tributes to Mata Savinder Hardev Ji from 4.00 pm onwards at Ground No 2 opposite Nirankari Sarovar.
On July 16, Sister Sudiksha was named as the spiritual head of the Sant Nirankari Mission. The youngest daughter of late Baba Hardev Singh was anointed as the Nirankari Satguru at a ceremony in Burari. Late Baba Hardev Singh had died in a road accident in Canada in May 2016.
Mata Savinder had taken over as the chief of the Mission after the death of Nirankari Satguru Baba Hardev in the accident. The Sant Nirankari Mission was set up by Buta Singh in 1929.