New Delhi, Aug 17: The ashes of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be spread in all the holy rivers of Uttar Pradesh including Ganga, Yamuna, and Tapti, to respect his grand stature.
“Ashes of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be spread in every river in Uttar Pradesh including Ganga, Yamuna, and Tapti, to respect his grand stature”, UP government announced.
The Bharat Ratna awardee was cremated with full state honours on Friday evening.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and other senior political leaders including Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and thousands of people attended the last journey of Vajpayee.
The BJP stalwart took his last breath at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in Delhi on Thursday evening following a prolonged illness.