Monday, January 17, 2022

Union Minister L Murugan expresses condolence over demise of Sri la Sri Arunagirinathar

Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Shri L. Murugan has expressed condolence over the demise of chief pontiff of Madurai Adheenam, Sri la Sri Arunagirinathar. In a tweet today, the Minister said that he was deeply saddened by the demise of Sri la Sri Arunagirinathar, who served as the pontiff of Madurai Adheenam for 40 years that was established by Saint. Thirugnanasambandar.

The 292nd pontiff of Madurai Adheenam, was incharge of the Adheenam since 1980. Late Arunagirinathar worked as a journalist before joining as Adheenam.

The 77 year old Chief Pontiff breathed his last yesterday after a brief illness at a private hospital in Madurai.

Expressing condolence, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Stalin said that Arunagirinathar was a spiritual guru who led his life on the principles of  Saiva Siddhanta.

State Ministers Palanivel Thiagarajan and Moorthy paid their last respects to him at Madurai. The Chief Pontiff was laid to rest today.


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