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Prime Minister's Office
18-June-2017 20:12 IST
PM condoles the demise of Swami Atmasthananda ji

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has condoled the demise of Swami Atmasthananda ji.

"The demise of Swami Atmasthananda ji is a personal loss for me. I lived with him during a very important period of my life.

Swami Atmasthananda ji was blessed with immense knowledge and wisdom. Generations will remember his exemplary personality.

Whenever I would visit Kolkata, I would always make it a point to seek the blessings of Swami Atmasthananda ji.

As President of Ramakrishna Mission set up by Swami Vivekananda, Swami Atmasthananda ji worked tirelessly and spread its influence globally", the Prime Minister said.