Jain monk Tarun Sagar passes away at 51, President and PM condole demise

Born on June 26, 1967, in Dahoh district of Madhya Pradesh, Tarun Sagar has a huge following in the Jain community.

Published: 01st September 2018 12:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st September 2018 02:32 PM   |  A+A-

Tarun Sagar. (Photo | Twitter)


NEW DELHI: Popular Jain monk, Tarun Sagar passed away today morning in New Delhi after a prolonged illness, sources said. He was 51.

Born on June 26, 1967, in Dahoh district of Madhya Pradesh, Tarun Sagar has a huge following in the Jain community.

President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu condoled the death of the Jain monk.

''Pained to hear of the death of Jain Muni Tarun Sagar. Known for his 'Kadwe pravachan', he spread the message of peace and non violence in society.

My deepest condolences to his followers, ''President Kovind said. 

"Deeply pained by the untimely demise of Muni Tarun Sagar Ji Maharaj.

"We will always remember him for his rich ideals, compassion and contribution to society. His noble teachings will continue inspiring people. My thoughts are with the Jain community and his countless disciples,''the Prime Minister said in his condolence message.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp