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Veneration programme of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee ashes will be held in Shillong on the 24th of August, 2018.

             Veneration programme of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee ashes  will be held in Shillong on the 24th of August, 2018 and will be immersed in one of the city’s rivers the next day.

                   The ashes of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, will be brought to Shillong tomorrow and will be immersed in the Umshyrpi river near Rilbong Dhobi Ghat on August 25 said BJP leader and Health Minister A.L. Hek. 

             Meghalaya’s BJP President, Shibun Lyngdoh will receive the ashes from the Prime Minister in New Delhi today. He will arrive at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati tomorrow. On the same day, party members in Nongpoh will pay homage and later in the evening, the Asthi Kalash will be installed in the BJP State party office,  Hek said.

                 The following day, party members will pay homage to the urn containing Vajpayee’s ashes at the party office and this will be followed by an all-faith prayer meet, he said. Leaders like Nalin Kohli and Lyngdoh will pay homage in the evening.

                 The BJP Meghalaya will organise an Asthi Kalash Yatra from its office in the city. MMP

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