New Delhi: Noted historian, senior journalist, columnist, RSS ideologue and former editor of Hindi weekly ‘Panchjanya’ Devendra Swarup passed away on January 14, 2019, at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), where he was undergoing treatment since December 30, 2018. He was 93. He was unwell for some time and he was admitted in the AIIMS following trouble in breathing, where he was put on the ventilator. He, as doctors said, breathed his last at 5.24 pm following multi-organ failure. Since Devendraji had pledged body donation after his demise, his body would be handed over to a Medical College for medical research on January 15, 2019. Prior to it, his body would be kept at his residence in Mayur Vihar, where his admirers and well-wishers would pay tribute from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm.