Saral Vastu exponent Chandrashekhar Angadi, popularly known as Chandrashekhar Guruji, was stabbed to death in Hubballi, Karnataka on Tuesday. 

As per police, two people attacked Angadi when he entered the lobby of a private hotel. They fled from the spot. The two had approached the victim claiming to be his followers.

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CCTV recordings of the incident show two men stabbing Guruji multiple times and then escaping. Local media outlets reported that Chandrashekhar Guruji died on the spot. The body has been sent for postmortem to KIMS in Hubballi.

Home minister Araga Jnanendra has sought a full report on the murder from Hubbali commissioner Labhu Ram and the early capture of the murderers.

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Police commissioner Labhu Ram, DCPs Sahil Bagla, Gopal Byakod, and other police officials visited the spot. The dog squad was also pressed to service.

The police have begun the investigation. CCTV footage is being checked and information is being collected from the hotel staff.

Who was Chandrashekhar Angadi Guruji?

Chandrashekhar guruji hailed from Bagalakote and was a Civil engineer by qualification. He was popular for the Saral Vastu programme on local Kannada entertainment and news channels.

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He would offer guidance on the traditional Indian system of architecture and design for home and office construction. Several politicians and businessmen have been known to seek consultations from him.

Chandrashekhar Angadi Guruji was the Chairman and Managing Director of the Vastu Consulting, Media, Construction and IT Solutions Group. He has run the organization with the vision of  ‘Manava Abhivruddhi’. 

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As per the organization, Angadi has been ‘serving humanity over the last 18 years with his unique and scientific concept of Saral Vaastu and millions of people have obtained guidance and benefited from the concept’. 

The Saral Vastu website states that Guruji ran schools for underprivileged children and initiated programs to help farmers. He delivered more than 2,000 seminars around the world.