Popular Jain Monk Tarun Sagar passed away at the age of 51 after prolonged illness on Saturday at Radhapuri Temple in Delhi. The monk, who was suffering from jaundice and other ailments, breathed his last at around 3 am. His last rites will be performed at Tarun Sagar Dham in Modinagar in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday evening.
Tarun Sagar was admitted to a private hospital this week as his condition worsened due to jaundice. Over the last few days, the monk had denied further treatment and had stopped taking medicines.
As the news of the monks demise spread, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, along with several other politicians from across parties expressed grief and condolences. PM Modi tweeted, Deeply pained by the untimely demise of Muni Tarun Sagar Ji Maharaj. We will always remember him for his rich ideals, compassion and contribution to society. His noble teachings will continue inspiring people. My thoughts are with the Jain community and his countless disciples.
Deeply pained by the untimely demise of Muni Tarun Sagar Ji Maharaj. We will always remember him for his rich ideals, compassion and contribution to society. His noble teachings will continue inspiring people. My thoughts are with the Jain community and his countless disciples. pic.twitter.com/lodXhHNpVK
? Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 1, 2018
Sad to hear of the passing of Jain Muni Shri Tarun Sagar Ji Maharaj. Known for his “Kadve Parvachan”, he spread the message of peace and non-violence in the society. Our country has lost a well-respected spiritual leader. My condolences to his countless followers #PresidentKovind
? President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) September 1, 2018
Anguished by the untimely passing away of Jain Muni Shri Tarun Sagar ji Maharaj. He was known for his compassion. H inspired millions of disciples with his preaching on morals & peace. My heartfelt condolences to his followers. May his soul rest in peace! #tarunsagarji #JainMuni pic.twitter.com/seXAjJD7yi
? VicePresidentOfIndia (@VPSecretariat) September 1, 2018
Shocked and pained to know about the sudden demise of MuniShri Tarun Sagar Ji Maharaj.
His teachings on humanity and great contribution for the society will always be remembered.
My deepest condolences to Jain community and his lakhs of disciples and followers across the globe !
? Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) September 1, 2018
Deeply saddened to hear about the untimely, unfortunate demise of Pujya Jain Muni Tarun Sagar Ji Maharaj at age of 51. His short life will always be remembered for his rich contribution to society in terms of Adhyatm & Humanity. @agniveer prays Eshwar for his Sadgati. Om Shanti! pic.twitter.com/0QHxDOyrjE
Agniveer (@agniveer) September 1, 2018
Saddened to learn about the untimely demise of Muni Tarun Sagar ji Maharaj. He had devoted his entire life for the welfare of the society. In him, we have lost a noble preacher of peace and humanity. My deepest condolences with his countless followers in this hour of grief.
Amit Shah (@AmitShah) September 1, 2018
Pained to hear the sad demise of Muni Tarun Sagar Ji Maharaj. His teachings and ideals will always inspire humanity.
Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) September 1, 2018
Tarun Sagar, a monk of the Digambar sect, has a huge following in the Jain community. Born as Pawan Kumar Jain on June 26, 1967 in Dahoh district of Madhya Pradesh, Tarun Sagar chose to live the life of a monk at the age of 13 after getting inspired by sermons of popular monk Acharya Pushpdant Sagar. Tarun Sagar sermons and lectures Kadve Pravachan? are widely heard and and followed by his followers.
RMBRCN celebrates Charter Presentation & Installation, Rina Sinha becomes Charter President
The Rotary Means Business chapter of Rotary Club Of Nagpur (RMBRCN) celebrated their Charter Presentation and Installation of Board on September 17, 2023 in a crisp official ceremony at Hotel Centre Point, Nagpur.
Rotary Means Business encourages Rotarians to support the success of their fellow Rotarians by doing business with them and by referring others to them.
Charter President Past President Rtn Rina Sinha presided over the ceremony. Renowned entrepreneur and Rotarian Aspi Bapuna, Chairman of Bapuna Group, was the Chief Guest and Rtn Namita Sharma, President of RCN, was the Guest of Honour.
The Board of Directors of RMBRCN include Rtn Navneet Jain, Vice President, Rtn Mohammed Master, Honorary Secretary, Rtn Sanjay Aggarwal Treasurer, Rtn Rakhi Bhatia Director Chapter Service, Rtn Rahul Shrivastava, Director Vocational Service, Dr Ruchi Choudhry, Director Membership Development, Ranjana Duseja, Director Attendance.
Past Rotary District Governor (PDG) Shabbir Shakir, Past Presidents- Bharat Goenka , Khushnoor Chugh, Sanjiv Chugh, Akhtar Parvez, Tejinder Singh Rawal, Alok Goenka, Jerestine Watchmaker, Sandeep Dhodapkar, Sanjay Arora, President RMB Nagpur, and Behram Patel and Amitabh Sinha were present.
President Rina Sinha informed that within a short period of its formation already 48 members representing various businesses have joined the chapter and the numbers are increasing . The Chapter has already crossed 5 crores of business amongst their members and RMB will further strengthen Rotary in membership growth and retention .
Chief Guest Rtn Aspi Bapuna lauded the chapter’s success and reiterated that its comfortable and safe to do business among fellow rotarians as all follow the Four Way Test of Rotary. Jerestine introduced President Rina. Aspi Bapuna presented the charter and installed President Rina Sinha . Rtn Namita congratulated the RMB chapter and informed that this is the new initiative at RCN.The Board was installed by Rina Sinha and all members were installed by the Past Presidents. An exclusive digital Monthly Magazine ‘Growth Engine’ was launched by Editor Niharika Chugh Vali.
Navneet Jain and Rahul Choudhry conducted the referral and thank you session where enthusiastic members informed about their successful business details. Nishchay Sinha launched the social media and MYRMB app which connects members to other chapters digitally, Treasurer Sanjay Agarwal gave treasurers report, Rtn Rakhi Bhatia managed the event. Rtn Parag Datey and Niharika were the Masters of Ceremony (MOCs). Secretary Mohammed Master proposed the formal Vote of Thanks .
Nitin Gadkari inaugurates double-decker electric bus availed for senior citizens in Nagpur
Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari, on Saturday, inaugurated the double-decker electric bus designed for senior citizens in Nagpur. The initiative has been undertaken in association with Ashok Leyland’s CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Committee and Jyeshtha Nagarik Pratishthan.
Executive President of Jyeshtha Nagarik Pratishthan Datta Meghe, Vice Chairman of Ashok Leyland Limited Yash Sachar, CEO of Switch Mobility Mahesh Babu, and other dignitaries were present during the inauguration.
“I am very thankful to Ashok Leyland’s electric vehicle arm ‘Switch Mobility’ for donating an electric bus for our senior citizens. The bus can hold a capacity of 65 people and will benefit a lot to disabled and senior citizens,” Gadkari said.
“We already have a green Electra bus available to us for the past five to six years. Krishna Reddy has taken the responsibility of repairing and providing air-conditioning to the bus, moreover, he is providing us with one additional bus. A Tata Motor bus will be arriving this month as well, giving us a total of four buses to operate. This will solve the issue of waiting list due to the lack of buses for senior citizens in the city.” he added.
With the help of these buses, senior citizens can avail the benefit of free trips to religious places like Ambhora, Adasa, Shegaon, Mahur, Dhapewada, and Kalamb.
Nagpur: Married man accused of girlfriend’s rape commits suicide on Facebook live
A 38-year-old married man named Manish alias Raj Yadav, on Sunday, committed suicide during a Facebook live-stream after allegedly being accused of rape by his girlfriend and her family in Nagpur.
During the live stream, Manish, who was married and a father to three children, stated that his 19-year-old girlfriend, Kajal, along with her family members demanded a sum of five lakh rupees and threatened to press charges of rape if he failed to do so.
On September 6, the situation became grave as the woman’s family accused him of eloping after Kajal went missing from her residence.
The deceased refused the claims of having any sexual relationship with the woman and identified her, her family, and a photo studio operator responsible for his condition. He, then, jumped into the river.
After the live video surfaced online, Kalamna Police launched a search operation and recovered the deceased’s body from the river. Four people have been detained in the case for questioning. Further investigation is underway.