• search

Mahajan's ashes immersed in Mahodadhi on Puri beach

Written by: Staff
|

Puri, May 12 (UNI) The urn containing ashes of BJP leader Pramod Mahajan was immersed in the Mahodadhi (a portion of Puri sea considered sacred in the hindu mythology) here today.

The urn was brought here from Bhubaneswar by former Union Minister and senior BJP leader Debendra Pradhan, Orissa Revenue Minister Manmohan Samal and State Cooperation Minister Surama Padhi.

Hundreds of BJP activists, led by party unit Chief Krushna Chandra Jagdev, participated in the immersion ceremony and prayer.

The urn was brought in a procession and taken to Gandhi Ghat where an all-religion prayer meeting was held before the ashes were immersed in the sea amid slogan ''Mahajan Amar Rahe''.

Several prominent personalities of the city paid their tributes to the departed soul.

UNI XC DP KK AK BD2112

For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more