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VC’s mortal remains immersed at Rajim

Sunday, 16 June 2013 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur
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The mortal remains of former Union Minister Vidya Charan Shukla were immersed in the holy confluence of Mahanadi, Pairi and Sondhur rivers at Rajim in the presence of his family members and a large number of  Congress party leaders and workers on Saturday.

The urn of the late Congress leader was carried in a decorated truck which traversed through various parts of the city where people paid homage to the departed leader.

The remaining mortal remains of  the veteran leader would be immersed at the ‘Triveni Sangam’ on  holy Ganga in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh and Gwarighat  on holy Narmada river in Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh.

Shukla was injured of gun shots fired by Maoist ultras in Darbha Ghati carnage near Sukma on May 25. The veteran leader struggled for life in Medanta hospital in Gurgaon and breathed his last on June 11.

Shukla's elder brother Pt. Shyamacharan Shukla who was Chief minister of undivided Madhya Padesh and had been representing from Rajim Constituency from where his son Amitesh Shukla had been elected MLA. The  mortal remains of Pt Shyama Charan Shukla was also immersed at Rajim confluence.

 
 
 

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