Indian media on Wednesday reported the death of Bussa Krishna, an ardent fan of U.S. President Donald Trump who was devastated by news the president contracted the Wuhan coronavirus.
Krishna, 35, was a resident of the southern Indian state of Telangana. He took his admiration for Trump to the next level by building a shrine to the American president in his backyard and praying at the shrine every morning. The shrine features a life-sized statue of Trump smiling and giving a thumbs-up, flanked by Indian and American flags and photos of the president and first lady Melania Trump alongside Indian President Narendra Modi.
Krishna said his devotion began after Trump appeared to him in a dream and correctly predicted India would defeat Pakistan in a cricket match. He told friends his admiration for the American president was reinforced by his “straightforward ways and blunt speech.”
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