Famous astrologer Bejan Daruwalla succumbed to lung infection at 5.13 pm on Friday, May 29, in Ahmedabad’s Apollo hospital. Several news reports on Saturday had suggested that Daruwalla had tested positive for coronavirus.
Last week, Daruwalla was put on ventilator in a private hospital in Ahmedabad after he complained of breathing difficulty.
“Bejan ji always loved the press and all the publications and all people related to media. All he wanted was a glorious funeral and due to lockdown he will not have that with less people,” said Sheelpe Enterprises Managing Director Behram Mehta.
The 89-year-old astrologer had tested positive for Covid-19, however, his astrologer-son, Nastur, squashed the rumours, and revealed that the renowned astrologer had been suffering from pneumonia, lung infection and low levels of oxygen in his body, reports TOI.
Who is Bejan Daruwalla?
Bejan Daruwalla is a world-renowned, revered astrologer, and prophesier. “Ganesha devotee Bejan Daruwalla is acknowledged as one of the 100 great astrologers in the last 1000 years in The Millennium Book of Prophecy, published by Harper Collins, USA. But Bejan was much more happy and excited when the Dalai Lama asked Bejan to put his own hand on Dalai Lama’s head at the India International Centre, Delhi. Bejan has never completely got over it. It was simply too much. Astrologer Bejan Daruwalla is Top Indian Astrologer, Best Indian Astrologer, Psychic Reading Astrologer,” his website
Daruwalla’s astrological skills wee well known
He had predicted several Prime Ministerial victories including that of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Morarji Desai and more recently, Narendra Modi. He had also predicted the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi, Sanjay Gandhi’s accident and the Bhopal gas tragedy, amongst others.
But astrology is not a simple science, and as he told Rediff in a 2001 interview, intuition is key. “I combine everything. But the final trigger is intuition. For example, I could see the face of V P Singh and not Rajiv Gandhi. So I said that V P Singh would become the prime minister. A lot of things go together in it,” he had said.