Sindhi community mourns the tragic death of three saints

By: Himanshu Bhatt

SURAT: The Sindhi community of the city mourned the tragic deaths of three saints in a road accident in Rajasthan on Wednesday morning.

As a mark of respect to the saints, the Sindhi community observed a total bandh in the Sindhi-dominated area of Ramnagar in Rander on Wednesday. Saint Ashoklal alias Ashok Prakash, 56, saint Rajuram alias Raj Prakash, 40 of Surat and saint Kishorilal alias Kishore Prakash, 40 died in the road accident at Jaipur-Kisangarh Express Highway No-8 when the car in which they were travelling from Vadodara to Jaipur to attend a wedding ceremony, rammed into a truck.

All the three saints died on the spot whereas the driver and another passenger has sustained serious injuries and are fighting for their life in the hospital at Jaipur. The truck driver and cleaner escaped from the spot of accident leaving the vehicle.

Rajasthan police has seized the truck. Large number of devotees from Surat and Vadodara have reached Dudu near Jaipur in Rajasthan to pay last tributes to the saints. Surat Sindhi Panchayat President, Deepchand Goplani said “Our community has suffered the loss which can be compensated. These saints have died young and they could have served the community for a long time. May god bless their souls.”

Courtesy: Times of India

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