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Monday, July 24, 2006

Now A Fanaa yatra

Now A Fanaa yatra,


There will be a three-day procession to immerse the mortal remains of Pravin Joshi,


The ‘asthikumbh yatra’, organised by Samast Brahmsamaj, will pass through major towns and cities of Gujarat before it reaches Kevadia Colony on Monday. the youth , Pravin Joshi immolated himslef in protest against the screening of ‘Fanaa’.


Karshan Odedara- BJP MLA from Kutiyana and Samast Brahmsamaj leader Rambhai Mokaria, flagged off the yatra at Sudamachowk in Porbandar. On Friday, the yatra was supposed to pass through Jamnagar and reach Rajkot at night.

The 30-year-old Joshi, had immolated himself at Ambar theater in Jamnagar on June 6 to protest against the screening of ‘Fanaa’. He succumbed to his burns at G G Hos pital in Jamnagar 12 days after the incident.

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