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Rajyogini Dadi Janki, the chief of Brahmakumaris Sansthan has passed away. Rajyogini Dadi Janki used to head the world”s biggest spiritual organisation run by women. She was 104 years old.
She breathed her last at 2 am on Friday at a hospital in Mount Abu. She was suffering from respiratory disease and stomach-related problems for the last two months, an official statement said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief over her demise. “Rajyogini Dadi Janki Ji, Chief of the Brahma Kumaris, served society with diligence. She toiled to bring a positive difference in the lives of others,” he tweeted.
The prime minister said her efforts towards empowering women were noteworthy. “My thoughts are with her countless followers in this sad hour. Om Shanti,” he wrote.
In 1970s, she moved to western countries to establish Indian philosophy, Raj Yoga and human values.
She had set up ”Seva Kendras” in 140 countries around the world. The chief administrators at 8,000 of such centres are women. She was appointed the brand ambassador of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India Mission) by the government for her work in the field of maintaining cleanliness.
More than 20 lakh people, including 46,000 women are associated with Brahamkumaris.