Bikaner, Oct 8 (UNI) A sant of the Bhootnath Mandir at Kolayath drowned while trying to save a puppy in the Kapil Sarowar lake here, police said.
According to police sources, Sant Narayan Das drowned yesterday in the lake in an attempt to save one of the puppies begot by his female dog.
The puppies were playing at the lakeside, when one of them fell into the deep water. The sant dived into the water to save it.
While the puppy swam to safety, the sant drowned.
Later, police reached the lake and fished out his body with the help of divers.