Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi condoled the demise of Shri SN Goenka, the leading light of Vipassana meditation. Sharing his condolences on Twitter on the morning of 30th September 2013, Shri Modi wrote,
Shri SN Goenka will be remembered for adding joy & meaning in human life through his teachings. Saddened by his demise. RIP.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 30, 2013
Later in the day during his visit to Mumbai Shri Narendra Modi met Shri SN Goenka’s family and expressed his condolences on the demise of Shri Goenka.