Tumakuru: Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Friday Dr Shivakumar Swamiji of Siddaganga Mutt, who is being treated for lung infection at the Siddaganga Hospital and Research Centre.
The CM, who was flying to Dharwad to attend the All India Kannada Sahitya Sammelan decided to make a stop at the hospital and inquire on the Swamiji’s health.
Speaking to reporters later, Kumaraswamy told that he was scared to visit the ICU as the seer was recovering from a lung infection, but junior seer Sri Siddalinaga Swamiji permitted him to meet the Swamiji. Meanwhile he urged the Swamiji’s devotees, including the VIPs not to visit the seer until he recovers completely from the infection.
He expressed his gratitude to the team of doctors who were tirelessly working for the speedy recovery of the Swamiji.