RSS Pracharak from Sri Lanka died in road accident

via HK published on April 9, 2009

COLOMBO

: RSS Pracharak Sri N. Rameshbabu (39) in Sri Lanka from 2003 onwards passed away near Colombo on 05.04.2009 Sunday because of a road accident.  He along with three persons took some necessary materials to conduct a camp from Colombo in a van on 05.04.2009 evening.  There was a heavy rain at that time.  The van skid down near a place called Varakapola 60 kms. from Colombo.  In that accident Rameshbabu got severe injuries in the legs.  The other three persons in the van also got some injuries.  Some local people rescued them and sent the Mahilas to the nearby hospital for treatment.  After some time they were taking Rameshbabu in a passing Army vehicle to the same hospital.  Unfortunately on the way to the hospital the army vehicle met with a fatal accident in which Rameshbabu and three others died on the spot.

On hearing the information RSS activists from Colombo and various districts went to the hospital.  The mortal body of Rameshbabu was handed over on 6th evening. The body was brought to Colombo. There was a Shradanjali programme held at Colombo in a hall near Borella. More than 300 people attended the Shradanjali.  Pujaneeya Swamijis of Ramakrishna Mutt, Colombo, Chinmaya Mission, Sri Lanka and Swami Poornananda Giri from KadirgamamTemple attended and spoke in the meeting.  Two important officials from the Hindu Ministry, Government of Sri Lanka also spoke on the occasion.  Rich tributes were paid by many Hindu cultural organizations of Sri Lanka. 


On 8th the body was sent to Tiruvananthapuram airport. By 10 a.m. the body was received and taken to Eranial Seva Kendram.  After Pushpanjali and by  swayamsevaks and local people many karyakarthas from Vivida Kshetras spoke.  There was ‘Aathma santhi prarthana’.  After that the body was taken in a procession to his nearby native village called Eranial Konam.  Above 1000 persons participated in that procession.  There was a Shradanjali programme  held around 6 p.m. The message of Pujaneeya Sarsanghachalak and other adhikaris were read in that.  RSS Kshetra Sanghachalak Ma. Vanniyarajanji, Kshetra Pracharak Sri Sethumadhavanji and Prant Karyavah Sri Rajendranji spoke in that programme.  After family rituals there was Antim Pranam and Prarthana.  Around 6.45 p.m the body was cremated.

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