Avaidyanath, also a former MLA, had been ailing for the past few months and was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon. He was brought back here this evening. Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the death of Mahant Avaidyanath, saying "he will be remembered for his patriotic zeal and determined efforts to serve society." "Saddened over the demise of Mahant Avaidyanath ji.
He will be remembered for his patriotic zeal and determined efforts to serve society," the Prime Minister said. Home Minister Rajnath Singh and UP BJP president Laxmikant Bajpai also condoled his death. PTI Cor PYK SRS PAL