Nagaland | Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s ashes reach the state
KOHIMA, August 24, 2018: Nagaland State BJP unit brought the urn containing ashes of the first BJP president and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee from New Delhi to Nagaland on Thursday.
BJP State president Temjen Imna Along Longkumer received the urn from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday morning at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi.
Party workers led by Dimapur district unit president L Bendang Ao and State Yuva Morcha president Benjamin Yepthomi received the urn at Dimapur airport from the party president.
It was then brought to BJP Dimapur district party office in Super Market area in a huge procession where a brief prayer programme was held, this was stated in a press note by BJP Dimapur district unit general secretary Sentimeren.
Source, Image Courtesy: Nagaland Post