Vajpayee Ashes to be immersed in Mandovi and Zuari


Panaji: The ashes of former senior BJP leader and Late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be immersed in the rivers of Mandovi and Zuari on August 24.
Two rivers are amongst those 97, across country, where Vajpayee’s ashes would be immersed.
Addressing press conference today morning, BJP general secretary Sadanand Tanawade said that party president Vinay Tendulkar and officer Sanjiv Desai will be going to Delhi to get the ashes- Kalash, which will be immersed in the rivers of Mandovi and Zuari. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will immerse the ashes in river Mandovi, while in Zuari it will be done in the hands of South Goa MP Narendra Sawaikar. The immersion will be done on August 24 evening.
“The ashes will arrive in Goa tomorrow evening, from where it would be kept at party head office, so that party workers can pay their tribute,” he said. On August 23 and 24, the state unit has organized Kalash yatra which will move across all the talukas before immersion.



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