Dr. Sheetal Amte, granddaughter of Baba Amte and CEO of Maharogi Seva Samiti committed suicide at her house in Chandrapur. The police has started investigation of the suicide. Doctors had declared her dead when she was rushed to the Upjila Hospital in Warora. Dr. Sheetal Amte was selected as ‘Young Global Leader 2016’ by the World Economic Forum in January 2016. Baba Amte was conferred with the Padma Shri Award in 1971 by the Indian government for his social work towards leprosy patients.