Social worker Baba Amte passes away

Updated on Feb 09, 2008 08:19 PM IST

The noted social activist and Magsaysay award winner dies at his 'Anandvan' ashram in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra. He was 94.

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PTI | By, Nagpur

Noted social activist and Magsaysay award winner Murlidhar Devidas Amte alias Baba Amte died at his 'Anandvan' ashram in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra on Saturday. He was 94.

Baba Amte passed away at 4:15 am, his son Dr Vikas told PTI.

One of the country's most respected social leaders, Amte devoted his life to the care and rehabilitation of leprosy patients.

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