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.
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.
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.