The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will offer tributes to the late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and immerse his ashes across the State on September 1.

The urn carrying the ashes will reach the district at 9.30 a.m. on Wednesday and BJP State unit president K. Sreedharan Pillai will hand it over to party district president K. Sreekanth. O. Rajagopal, MLA, and V. Muraleedharan, Suresh Gopi and Richard Hay, MPs, will attend the function, Mr. Sreekanth said at a press meet on Monday.

Rituals

The urn would be placed at the party office at Karanthakad here till August 31. The ashes would be immersed in sea after performing rituals at the Thrikkannad Triambakeswara temple near Bekal here on Saturday.

Urns carrying ashes would be taken to other district headquarters and immersed on the same day, he said.

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