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Baba Amte's medico granddaughter Sheetal Amte-Karajki dies by suicide


CHANDRAPUR (Maharashtra): Renowned social worker Dr. Sheetal Amte-Karajki -- the granddaughter of the legendary Baba Amte -- committed suicide at the famous Anandwan Ashram, here, on Monday morning, an official said.

As per preliminary information, she reportedly injected herself and ended her life this morning, said a police official P. Pendarkar from Warora Police Station.

She was rushed to the Warora Rural Hospital nearby further enquiries are underway, said Pendarkar.

The granddaughter of the Magsaysay laureate, Murlidhar D. Amte, alias Baba Amte, Dr. Sheetal Amte-Karajki was the CEO of Maharogi Sewa Samiti which has done commendable work among leprosy patients.