ANI Photo | Tamil Nadu has lost a great saint with Bangaru Adigalar’s demise: Jharkhand Guv Radhakrishnan

Jharkhand Governor CP Radhakrishnan on Friday condoled the death of spiritual guru Melmaruvathur Bangaru Adigalar.
“Tamil Nadu has lost a great saint. He is a great saviour of Hinduism in Tamil Nadu. Today we all are paying our greatest respect to him,” he said.
Guru Bangaru Adigalara was a renowned spiritual guru who received India’s third-highest civilian award, Padma Shree. He was popularly known as ‘Amma’ in Tamil Nadu. In Tamil, ‘Amma’ means ‘mother’. He died at the age of 82 on Thursday.
On Thursday, Telangana Governor and Puducherry Lieutenant Governor (LG) Tamilisai Soundararaja paid tribute to Guru Bangaru Adigalar in Tamil Nadu’s Chengalpattu on the latter’s demise.
“I respect Bangaru Adigalar for his revolutionary thoughts. He made all the women do puja in the Shrine and he used to conduct free medical camps every Sunday. So as a student, I used to come to this shrine to take part in the medical camps, to do service”, the Telangana governor said while speaking to ANI.
“Our Prime Minister met him and he was awarded with the Padmashree. I pray God, to give strength to his devotees to bear this loss”, she added.
Earlier on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also condoled his demise.
Taking to ‘X’, PM Modi wrote, “Deeply saddened by the demise of Shri Bangaru Adigalar Ji. His life, rich in spirituality and compassion, will forever be a guiding light for many. Through his tireless service to humanity and emphasis on education, he sowed the seeds of hope and knowledge in the lives of many”
“His work will continue to inspire and guide generations. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti”, he added

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