Gujarat Assembly Speaker Ashok Bhatt passes away

Gujarat Assembly Speaker Ashok Bhatt passes away
Ahmedabad, 29 September, 2010

Gujarat Assembly Speaker and Ahmedabad’s Khadia area MLA, vetern BJP leader Ashok Bhatt passed away today at 10:45 PM.

Shri Bhatt passed away in Ahmedabad’s SAL hospital where he was admitted on 21st of August.

Shri Bhatt was 71-year-old. Given above is Shri Ashok Bhatt’s last photograph when he conducted oath of newly elected Kathlal MLA.

State Agriculture Minister Dilip Sanghani, minister of stat for Law, Justice and Parliamentary affairs Pradipsinh Jadeja, former Mayor Amit Shah, jailed former minister Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah etc were present at SAL hospital.

At midnight, when Ashok Bhatt’s body was taken to his house in Khadia, the people shouted slogans ‘Jab tak Suraj Chand Rahenga, Ashokbhai ka nam rahenga’. Large number of people were gathered at late Ashok Bhatt’s Khadia residence.

Shri Bhatt’s body will be put at his residence(Kameshwar ni pol, Raipur chakla) between 7.00 to 9.00 am. His funeral procession will commence from here and proceed to Gujarat Assembly complex in Gandhinagar. The funeral procession then come to state BJP headquarter at Khanpur in Ahmedabad. Late leader will be cremated at Jamalpur’s Saptarshi cremation facility at around noon.