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Vajpayee's 'Asthi Kalash' to arrive in Marathwada on Aug 23

Vajpayee's 'Asthi Kalash' to arrive in Marathwada on Aug 23

The ashes of former prime minister late Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be immersed in Godavari river at Nanded district of Marathwada region on August 24. Godavari is among 97 rivers across the country, where Vajpayee's ashes would be immersed, announced the city unit of BJP on Tuesday. 


The 'asthi kalash' (funerary urn) of Vajpayee will arrive here on the morning of August 23 and kept at BJP office from 0800 hrs to 1100 hrs, for the people and party workers to pay homage to the departed leader, city president Kisanchand Tanwani said in a statement here. Thereafter, the urn will be taken to Jalna in the afternoon and from there, to Parbhani later in the evening, he said. On August 24, it will move to Nanded and after paying homage there, the ashes of the departed leader will be immersed in Godavari river, he added.

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