Mahashta was born in Bangalore on January 6th, 1835. He lived and worked in Varanasi until 1957, when he retired. He retired at the age of 122 years.
In the interview he said "My grandchildren have died there a few years. In a way, death has forgotten me. And now I have lost all hope to die!"
According to WorldNewsDailyReport, all official documents to identify Manhashta support his claim.
Papa, it is well. God has a reason for keeping you.