Nehru Brigade chief organiser Ramesh Datta was presented the “Rajiv Gandhi Kalash” by the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee president Thangabalu on Thursday for immersing the ash in the river.

After the public darshan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh garlanded and offered prayers and tributes to the “Rajiv Gandhi Kalash”. Dr. Singh also lauded the Nehru Brigade for undertaking the exercise of immersing the ash every year.