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Ananth Kumar's last rites to be performed tomorrow: BJP

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Srishty Choudhury | Updated on: 12 Nov 2018, 12:55:59 PM
Ananth Kumar's last rites to be performed tomorrow: BJP

New Delhi:

The last rites of Union Minister Ananth Kumar, who passed away on Monday in Bengaluru, would be performed on Tuesday afternoon, the Karnataka BJP said in a statement.

The mortal remains of Kumar would be placed at his Basavanagudi residence in for the entire day on Monday, state BJP General Secretary N RaviKumar said.

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He said, Kumar’s mortal remains would be taken to Jagannath Bhavan,the  BJP state office at Malleshwaram by 8 am on Tuesday, where arrangements would be made for party workers and his followers to pay their last respects.

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Kumar’s body would then be taken to National College Ground in the city for public to pay their respects, and the last rites would be performed at 1 pm at Chjamarajapete crematorium, the statement added.

Kumar died at a private hospital here in the early hours of Monday after battling lung cancer for several months. 

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First Published : 12 Nov 2018, 12:55:50 PM