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Munde’s ashes to be immersed at holy places in Maha on Jun 16


Mumbai: The ashes of BJP leader Gopinath Munde will be immersed at various holy places in Maharashtra on June 16, the BJP announced here today.

Urns containing the ashes would leave for district places on June 14 and June 15, where they would be kept for “darshan”, state BJP president Devendra Fadnavis said.

On June 16, the ashes would be immersed in various rivers and holy places, including Harihareshwar, Narsobachi Wadi, at the confluence between Krishna and Koyna rivers, Pandharpur, Manjara river near Latur and at Godavari sangam at Nanded.

Munde (64), Rural Development Minister and senior BJP leader from the state, died in a road accident in Delhi on June 3 when his car was hit by another vehicle.

Munde was on his way to airport when the mishap occurred.