Puducherry, Feb 28 (PTI) Puducherry Chief Minister V.Narayanasamy today expressed grief over the death of Jayendra Saraswathi, the 69th Shankaracharya of the Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam.

Narayanasamy said the Shankaracharya’s death is a big loss to lakhs of people and also to the Sankara mutt.

Agriculture Minister R Kamalakannan and Lok Sabha MP R Radhakrishnan also expressed grief over the seer’s death.

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