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Shaurya Saxena

Shaurya Saxena

Asked on 15 September, 2019

Who is Swami Chinmayanand?

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Born to a royal family in Avadh, Chinmayanand was elected to the 13th Lok Sabha from Jaunpur, in 1999. He served as Minister of State (MoS) for Internal Affairs in the third ministry of late PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee. He has ashrams in Shahjahanpur, Hardwar and Rishikesh, and runs five colleges.

Ankita Tambe

Ankita Tambe

Asked on 15 September, 2019

What are the allegations against him?

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A 23-year-old law college student has alleged that Chinmayanand raped and physically exploited her for one year.

Paridhi Sen

Paridhi Sen

Asked on 15 September, 2019

What is Chinmayanand's side of the story?

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Chinmayanand's lawyer has claimed that the entire controversy is an attempt to defame his client as part of a political conspiracy.

Ananya Kapoor

Ananya Kapoor

Asked on 15 September, 2019

How old is Swami Chinmayanand?

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Chinmayanand is 72 years old.