Bhopal: Computer Baba stood out in support of Congress candidate Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency and blessed him with victory against BJP rival Sadhvi Pragya Thakur.
Nearly 1,000 sadhus from all over the state gathered on the grounds of New Saifia College in support of Singh who came with his wife to seek blessings of Computer Baba. Baba gave him the blessings of victory by performing Havan Pooja and Yajna.
Namdev Shastri, aka Computer Baba said, “Dharma be victorious, Adharma be destroyed. All the seers are now one with Digvijaya. Now his victory is certain.”
Baba was a minister in the government of Shivraj
Computer Baba was a minister in the government of Shivraj. In the beginning of October last year, he resigned while accusing the government of neglecting him. He also questioned the government’s announcement of setting up a Gau Mantralaya. Also, he had demanded a separate Narmada Mantralaya as well.
Computer Baba had expressed his intention to contest elections
Computer Baba has expressed his desire to contest elections several times. Baba had recently expressed his desire to contest the assembly elections from a BJP ticket, but there was no response from the party on this. In 2014, Baba also expressed the desire to contest Lok Sabha elections on Aam Aadmi Party or BJP ticket.