Jain Monk Tarun Sagar passes away

Tarun Sagar, the revered Jain monk, passed away at the age of 51 on Saturday in New Delhi after a prolonged illness. The seer was suffering from jaundice and other ailments, but had stopped taking medicines for the past few days. He was brought to Radhapuri Jain Temple where he opted for ‘Santhara’ or ‘Sallekhana’, the Jain ritual of fast unto death. He breathed his last at the Temple around 3 am on Saturday in East Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolences for the late Jain Muni.

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