JAMMU: BJP State President Ravinder Raina (MLA) at party headquarter Jammu before media announced that the ‘Asthi Kalashs’ of the great national leader Bharat Ratan & former Prime Minister Late Atal Behari Vajpayee ji shall be brought to Jammu by air on August 22, 2018 and shall reach BJP State Office Trikuta Nagar, Jammu at 3:00 p.m. The Kalashs shall remain at the party office for paying homage by the public and the party activists. Thereafter, the ‘Asthi Kalash’ shall be taken to Harki Pouri at Bahu Fort for immersion in Suryaputri Tawi at 5:00 p.m. Other “Asthi Kalash” shall be immersed at Akhnoor in Chenab at 5:00 p.m of August 23, 2018. The “Asthi Kalash” will be also immersed in Jehlum at Srinagar and in Sindhu river at Leh.
Ravinder Raina said that Atalji had great love for J&K state and was always concerned for the welfare and wellbeing of the people. He had great ambition to ensure that J&K State progresses and prospers and is rid of anti-national elements. It was under his Prime Ministership that Railway project to connect Kashmir valley with the rest of the country and constructing Asia’s longest tunnel on the Jammu-Srinagar highway were conceived and while as the railway line shall be completed in the near future and tunnels is already completed and operational. The people of J&K state had great love and affection for Atalji.