Kalicharan Maharaj Biography, Wiki, Arrested, Remarks against Mahatma Gandhi, Real Name

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Who is Kalicharan Maharaj?

Kalicharan Maharaj was born as Abhijit Dhananjay Sarag. Kalicharan Maharaj, who is often seen in a red robe with a round tilak on his head, is a Shiv and Kali devotee.

He hails from Shivaji Nagar, the old city of Akola, Maharashtra. Kalicharan’s father, Dhananjay Sarag, runs a medical shop.

Hindu religious leader Kalicharan Maharaj arrested for comments about Mahatma Gandhi

The Chhattisgarh Police on Thursday arrested Hindu religious leader Kalicharan Maharaj after he insulted Mahatma Gandhi and praised his assassin Nathuram Godse at a Hindutva event held in state capital Raipur earlier in the month, PTI reported.

The seer was arrested from Madhya Pradesh from a rented house some 25 km from Khajuraho town, Raipur Superintendent of Police Prashant Agrawal told the news agency.

He was produced before a court in Raipur on Thursday evening, reported ANI.

Three different teams of the Raipur Police were sent to Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi to find him, according to ANI.

In a widely shared video on social media, Kalicharan can be seen using an expletive about Gandhi and accusing him of destroying the country at the Raipur event. “I pay my obeisance to Nathuram Godse,” Kalicharan had said at a “dharam sansad” or religious parliament. “He killed him [Gandhi]…See, it is essential to remove a wart by surgery, or else it could lead to cancer.”

Kalicharan Maharaj Biography, Wiki

Kalicharan Maharaj was born as Abhijit Dhananjay Sarag. Kalicharan Maharaj, who is often seen in a red robe with a round tilak on his head, is a Shiv and Kali devotee.

He hails from Shivaji Nagar, the old city of Akola, Maharashtra. Kalicharan’s father, Dhananjay Sarag, runs a medical shop.

Kalicharan belongs to the Bhavsagar community. His exact date of birth is unknown, but some reports suggest he was born in 1973. Kalicharan ‘Maharaj’ had quit studies after completing the 8th standard. He was sent to his aunt’s house after he left his studies in Indore. There, he learnt to speak Hindi and started going to Bhayyuji Maharaj’s ashram. Slowly, he started leaning towards spirituality and took Diksha from Bhaiyyuji Maharaj. He started to be known as ‘Kalicharan Maharaj’ after that.

Kalicharan Maharaj is quite popular and many of his videos chanting Mantras and Shlokas from Hindu scriptures have gone viral. he had tried his luck in civic polls in 2017 but did not succeed. There were rumours that he would contest the Lok Sabha elections in 2019.

In 2020, Kalicharan Maharaj became a social media sensation after videos of him singing the Tandav Strotra went viral. The video was from Bhojeshwar Shiv Temple in Madhya Pradesh. His popularity secured the path for many such videos. One of the professionally rendered videos of his singing Tandav Strotra has gained over two crores views on YouTube.

Kalicharan Maharaj videos of him singing the Tandav Strotra

Kalicharan Maharaj Physical Status 

Age48 Years Old
HeightIn centimeters- 176 cm approx
In meters- 1.76 m
In Feet Inches-5.10
WeightIn Kilograms-80-85kg approx
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Shoe Size9 US

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Kalicharan Maharaj’s FAQ

Who is Kalicharan Maharaj?

Kalicharan Maharaj was born as Abhijit Dhananjay Sarag. Kalicharan Maharaj, who is often seen in a red robe with a round tilak on his head, is a Shiv and Kali devotee.

What is Kalicharan Maharaj’s Real Name?

Kalicharan Maharaj’s real name is Abhijit Dhananjay Sarag.

What is Kalicharan Maharaj’s Age?

Kalicharan Maharaj is currently 48 years old.

What is Kalicharan Maharaj’s Height?

Kalicharan Maharaj has a height of 5 feet 10 inches.