In a major political development on Monday in Bhopal, Computer Baba resigned from the post of State Minister of Madhya Pradesh and stunned the whole state BJP unit. Swami Namdev Tyagi, who is famously known as Computer Baba hails from saint community of Madhya Pradesh and pertaining to which, Madhya Pradesh government led by Shivraj Singh Chouhan rewarded him with the post of the state minister in April 2018.
However, after witnessing a laidback attitude of government towards saint community of Madhya Pradesh and ignoring various issues of ‘Computer Baba’ finally made him resign from the post. As per the sources, there was a constant pressure from the saint community on Computer Baba, who failed to fulfill promises of his fellow saints and following which, Computer Baba decided to give up.
While addressing media in Bhopal, Computer Baba criticised chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, over illegal sand mining of Narmada and called chief minister as ‘hypocrite’.
“The chief minister had promised me that the illegal sand mining (in the Narmada River) will be checked, cows will be taken care of, Hindu places of worship will be protected and wishes of seers would be fulfilled,” Computer Baba said.
“If he (the CM) does not do any work, how will I show my face to fellow seers?”, Baba added.
Computer Baba is considered as ‘self-styled godman’, who was earlier willing to contest the election in upcoming state polls, however, Baba’s resignation has alarmed the whole BJP unit, as whole saint community could provide a setback to saffron party, which is considered as traditional support of BJP.