Bengaluru: Pontiff of Shri Sharabasaveshwara mutt of Kalaburugi Sharana Basavappa has become a father at the age of 84 years. On Wednesday his second wife Dakshayini delivered a baby boy who will be the successor of the pontiff.
On Wednesday evening, once the news of delivery spread, devotees distributed sweets in the mutt premises and burst crackers.
This is the ninth child of the Pontiff . He has five children from his first wife Komala tayi. His second wife Dakshayini has three kids till now and this is fourth kid.