NAGPUR: With heavy waves of emotions, Funeral of Sudarshanji held, brother performs last ritesDate posted: September 16, 2012 | Short URL: https://samvada.org/?p=12160 | Share:
Nagpur September 16: With the heavy waves of emotions, RSS senior leaders, Sangh Parivar-BJP leaders offered their last tribute to Former RSS Chief KS Sudarshanji at Reshimbhag, at Nagpur RSS Headquarters. The Funeral was held at 3pm at Nagpur in which Ramesh, Younger brother of Sudarshan ji performed the last rites.
Top RSS leaders including Sarasanghachalak Mohan Bhagwat, RSS Sahsarakaryavah Bhaiyaji Joshi, RSS leaders MG Vidya, Dattatreya Hosabale, Suresh Sony, Dr Manmohan Vaidya, Ram Madhav and several other offered their final tributes to the great leader. VHP leader Ashok Singhal, Rashtra Sevika Samiti’s Shanthakka and Pramila Tayi Medhe, BJP leaders LK Advani, Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley, Nitin Gadkari, Rajnath Sing, Ananth Kumar, Gopinath Mundhe, Chief Ministers of different states, Narendra Modi, Shivaraj Sing Chouhan, Jagadish Shettar were also offered last tributes and remembered the contributions of KS Sudarshanji. The mortal remains were on Sunday taken in a chariot, which was pulled by several RSS workers, from Reshimbagh to Ganga Bai Ghat (crematorium) in a procession.
Sudarshanji’s brother K Ramesh performed the last rituals at the Gangabai ghat in eastern part of the city, along with the Vedic Chantings. The body of the former RSS chief Sudarshan ji, which was brought from Raipur in Chhattisgarh last evening by a special flight, had been kept for public viewing at Maharshi Vyas hall in ‘Smruti Mandir’, the memorial of RSS founder Keshav Baliram Hedgewar. Yesterday, a large number of RSS functionaries and volunteers were present at the city airport to receive the body that was flown in a wooden box by a special aircraft sent by the Chhattisgarh state government at 6.45 pm. Later, a silent procession led by two wheelers took his body to ‘Smruti Mandir’, the memorial of RSS founder Keshav Baliram Hedgewar.
The eyes of Sudarshanji has been donated to Madhav Netra Pidhi (Eye Bank), run by an RSS-affiliated organization, at Raipur. His corneas were removed post-death, which would be grafted in the eyes of a needy person, RSS functionary Ravindra Joshi told.