New Delhi, June 12: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condoled the demise of the vice president of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission, Swami Shivamayanandaji Maharaj, and said his contributions to the worlds of culture and spirituality will always be remembered.
Swami Shivamayanandaji died at a Kolkata hospital on Friday night due to COVID-19, the RKM said in a statement. Swami Shivamayanandaji, who was 86 years old, was admitted to the RKM Seva Pratisthan on May 22 with mild respiratory distress.
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"Swami Shivamayanandaji Maharaj of the Ramakrishna Math was actively involved in a wide range of community service initiatives focused on social empowerment," Prime Minister Modi tweeted.
রামকৃষ্ণ মঠের স্বামী শিবময়ানন্দজী মহারাজ সামাজিক ক্ষমতায়ণের দিকে লক্ষ্য রেখে বহু সামাজিক কর্মকান্ডের সঙ্গে যুক্ত ছিলেন। সাংস্কৃতিক ও আধ্যাত্মিকতার জগতে তাঁর অবদান চিরস্মরণীয় হয়ে থাকবে। তাঁর মৃত্যুতে গভীর শোকাহত। ওঁম শান্তি।
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 12, 2021
"His contributions to the worlds of culture and spirituality will always be remembered. Saddened by his demise. Om Shanti," he said.
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