" Iyengar, 96, who founded the 'Iyengar Yoga', died at a private hospital in Pune early Wednesday."
New Delhi, Aug 20 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday condoled the death of yoga guru B.K.S. Iyenger and said he will be remembered as a fine guru and scholar.

I am deeply saddened to know about yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar's demise and offer my condolences to his followers all over the world, Modi tweeted.

Generations will remember B.K.S. Iyengar as a fine guru, scholar and a stalwart who brought yoga into the lives of many across the world, he added.

Iyengar, 96, who founded the 'Iyengar Yoga', died at a private hospital in Pune early Wednesday.

He breathed his last around 3.15 a.m. after a brief battle with age-related ailments.


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