The head of Srimad Andavan Ashramam, Sri Rangaramanuja Mahadesikan, passed away at Apollo Hospitals a little after noon today.
He was recovering from an illness and was discharged after a two week stay at Apollo Hospitals last week. Since then, he had been undergoing dialysis sessions every other day as his kidneys had failed.
He had gone to the hospital for one such visit today morning and passed away after a cardiac arrest.
His mortal remains has been brought to the ashram at Alwarpet and can be viewed by the public till today afternoon. The last rites will be held at Srirangam tomorrow.
The ashram is located at 31, Desikachari Road, Alwarpet.