Kolkata: The prayer meeting in memory of the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee who died last week will be held in Kolkata Bharatiya Janata Party headquarter on 29th August. Representatives of all the political parties in the state will be invited on this day.
State BJP president Dilip Ghosh will arrive in Kolkata on Tuesday along with the remaining ashes of Vajpayee from Delhi.The ashes will be kept at State BJP Headquarter in 6.Muralidhar Sen Lane on Wednesday.The commoners and political workers can pay tribute to the late leader.
On Thursday, the State BJP President and other top BJP leaders of Bengal will immerse Vajpayee’s ashes in Gangasagar.on this day a small program will be organised in the memory of Vajpayee.However, on Wednesday the BJP headquarter will be open for all the visiters to pay tribute to ‘Bharat Ratna’ Vajpayee.
State BJP general secretary Sayantan Basu said, “The prayer meet will be held on 29 August. But we are unable to fix it yet. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and other political personalities will be invited.”
Meanwhile, the BJP has taken an initiation to translate Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s poems into Bengali. It should be noted that after the demise of the late national leader national mourning was announced across the country. In Kolkata BJP headquarter members, supporters and activists of the party gathered together to pay tribute to the great statesman of the era, all work and activities of the state BJP office were called off to mourn the death of Vajpayee.