Late former Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s ashes immersed in Ganga river at Har-ki-Pauri in Haridwar on Sunday.
His adopted daughter Namita Bhattacharya and granddaughter Niharika had earlier collected three urns of the ashes from Smriti Sthal in New Delhi. The ashes were taken by road to Prem Ashram before it arrived in Har-ki-Pauri for immersion.
Earlier today, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took part in ‘Asthi Kalash Yatra’ of Vajpayee Ji.
After Haridwar, the ashes will also be immersed in all the holy rivers of Uttar Pradesh, including Ganga, Yamuna, and Tapti, to respect his grand stature.