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Swami Agnivesh Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 14, 2020

Short Biography

Swami Agnivesh was born on 21-09-1939 in Srikakulam in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. He was an Indian Politician, Activist, Chairperson, Social Worker, Scholar, Writer & Editor.

Other Name: Vepa Shyam Rao, Agnivesh, Swami Ji
Other Professions: Activist Chairperson Social Worker Scholar Writer Editor

Swami Agnivesh Complete Bio & Career

Swami Agnivesh was born on 21 Sept 1939. He was a social activist and a cabinet minister. Arya Samaj was founded by him in 1970. He worked as a cabinet minister in 1979. He rose to fame when he founded the bonded labor liberation front in 1981. He raised his voice against the issue of bonded labor. He played a key role in negotiation with the Indian Maoists in 2011. He also received criticism for the same and was attacked with stones. He tried to persuade then Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh to solve tensions with the Naxalites.
He also stood against Corruption in 2011. He also raised voice against slavery at the United Nations human rights Commission held at Geneva. He condemned the practice of Sati and introduced an act, the commission of the Sati Prevention Act of 1987. Besides this, he participated in a campaign against female foeticide in 2005. He proposed the elimination of passports and immigration laws. Agnivesh took Sanyas on 25 March 1970. He, later on, founded an NGO named Bandhua Mukti Morcha in 1981. He stood for the rights of marginalized people. In Nov 2011, he also participated in the reality Bigg Boss hosted by Salman Khan on Colors TV.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Swami Agnivesh died on 11-09-2020 in New Delhi, India. He died of a Liver Cirrhosis and had multiple organ failure.

DEATHDAY 11 September,2020 (Sunday)
DEATH PLACE New Delhi, Delhi

Life's Important Dates Of Swami Agnivesh

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Brown
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Srikakulam, Madras, British India
Nationality Indian
Address Madras, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification Law and Commerce
Marital Status Unmarried
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Orange
Favorite Place Ayodhya
Favorite Food Vegetarian Food

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Swami Agnivesh

  • He spent 14 months in jail on charges of subversion and murder.
  • He died on 11 September 2020 due to organ failure.

Swami Agnivesh Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Swami Agnivesh was 80 years 11months & 20 days old age.