The incident occurred on Sunday evening when some senior BJP leaders fall into Uttar Pradesh’s Basti river while immersing the ashes of the former prime minister
The Hush Post: Some senior BJP leaders fell into a river on Sunday evening while immersing the ashes of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Uttar Pradesh’s Basti.
These leaders include BJP MP Harish Dwivedi, an MLA Daya Ram of the UP Assembly. And Superintendent of Police (SP) Dilip Kumar was on the overcrowded boat. They fell into the river when the boat they had taken to immerse the ashes Vajpayee overturned, a report said.
It was reported that the boat overturned and the police personnel immediately jumped into the river to save the boat riders.
A district officer said that the incident occurred near the banks, so nothing major happened and that those who had fallen into the river were brought to safety immediately, the report said.