Bigg Boss 10 contestant Swami Om dies at 63 in Delhi
Swami Om, known for his controversial Bigg Boss 10 stint, passed away in Delhi on Wednesday, February 3. He had been very ill for a while, as per records, and was seeking treatment at AIIMS. A few days earlier, he had also undergone an attack of paralysis, during which his health deteriorated dramatically until he passed away on Wednesday. The news was reported by Arjun Jain, the son of Swami Om's friend, Mukesh Jain. Swami Om had recently tested positive for the novel coronavirus earlier as well and had recovered from it.
"Swami Om was sick for the last few months. Even after recovering the coronavirus, he had a lot of trouble walking due to weakness. After which he also had paralysis in half his body. His condition worsened 15 days ago due to paralysis. He breathed his last this morning."
The last rites of Swami Om will reportedly be held at Nigam Bodh Ghat, Delhi, at 1.30 pm today.
WHO IS SWAMI OM?
Following his stint on the 10th season of the controversial reality TV show, Bigg Boss, Swami Om came into the limelight. He was seen splashing his pee on fellow contestants Bani J and Rohan Mehra during one of the assignments on the show. Following this, both Bani and Rohan protested against Swami Om to Bigg Boss, along with the rest of the contestants. After this incident, the producers of the show had to send him home.
For all the wrong reasons, Swami Om continued to make headlines even after his tenure with Bigg Boss ended.