13 Jan 21 Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the death of Swami Harshananda, head of the Ramakrishna Math in Bengaluru. PM Modi took to Twitter and wrote, “Swami Harshanandaji Maharaj of the Ramakrishna Math at Basavanagudi, Bengaluru, worked tirelessly for the betterment of society. His compassionate nature and insightful knowledge on a wide range of issues will never be forgotten. Condolences to his devotees. Om Shanti.” Swami Harshananda had been suffering from age related health problems for the past few months, according to the ashram authorities. He was 91.