Chief Minister Shri Narendrabhai Modi, Governor Dr.Shrimati Kamlaji and Opposition leader Shri Shaktisinh Gohil, along with many political leaders, officials, and citizens, today paid tribute to the Speaker of Gujarat Legislative Assembly Late Shri Ashokbhai Bhatt. Gandhinagar police paid mourning salutation at the Vidhansabha premises.
Mortal body of the Speaker of 12th Gujarat Legislative Assembly Shri Ashokbhai Bhatt was carried to Vidhansabha Bhavan in an open vehicle adorned with flowers. His mortal body was placed on the special platform made in the Vidhansabha premises. Ashokbhai Bhatt's wife Smt.Jyotiben, his three sons and daughter along with family members were there with his body. Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi extended condolence to Smt.Jyotiben Bhatt and other family members of the bereaved family.
Former Chief Minister Shri Keshubhai Patel and Shri Sureshchandra Maheta paid floral tribute to the mortal body of the deceased.
Members of State Cabinet Shri Vajubhai Vala, Shri Narottambhai Patel, Smt.Anandiben Patel, Shri Nitinbhai Patel, Shri Dilipbhai Sanghani, Shri Fakirbhai Vaghela, Shri Jaynarayanbhai Vyas, Shri Ramanlal Vora, Shri Mangubhai Patel, State Ministers Shri Saurabhbhai Patel, Shri Kiritsinh Rana, Shri Prafulbhai Patel, Shri Pradipsinh Jadeja, Shri Kanubhai Bhalala, Shri Parbatbhai Patel, Shri Jaysinh Chauhan, Parliamentary Secretary Shri Sundarsinh Chauhan and Shri Jaydrathsinh Parmar also paid floral tribute to Late Ashokbhai Bhatt.
Rajyasabha member Shri Purshottambhai Rupala, MP Shri Harin Pathak and Shri Prabhatsinh Chauhan and Gujarat BJP President Shri R.C.Faladu, Gujarat Congress President Shri Siddharthbhai Patel, BJP Whip in Assembly Shri Pankajbhai Desai, MLA Shri Sambhuji Thakor, Dilipsinh Parmar, Shirishbhai Shukla, Devusinh Chauhan, Pragjibhai Patel, Gitaben Patel, Kamabhai Rathod and Yogeshbhai Patel also paid tribute to the deceased.
Chief Secretary to Gujarat government Shri Achalkumar Joti, DGP Shri S.S.Khandvawala and Secretary to Gujarat Assembly Shri D.M.Patel along with all Additional Chief Secretaries, Principal Secretaries and officials of Secretary cadre paid floral tribute to the mortal body of Late Shri Ashokbhai Bhatt.
President of Swarnim Gujarat Organization Committee Shri I.K.Jadeja, Chairman of Tourism Corporation Shri Kamleshbhai Patel, Shri Bhupendrasinh Chudasama, Shri Kaushikbhai Patel, Former MLAs Shri Nareshbhai Raval, Shri Kasambapu Tiramiji, Shri Jitendrabhai Sukhadiya, President of Gadhinagar Urban Development Authority Shri Ashokbhai Bhavsar, Gadhinagar Collector Shri Sanjivkumar, District Police Head Shri Piyushbhai Patel and eminent people of Gandhinagar in large number paid floral tribute to Late Ashokbhai Bhatt.