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Last Rites Of Ex-Prez Bharat Ratna Pranab Mukherjee Today

New Delhi: The last rites of former President of India Pranab Mukherjee will be held on Tuesday and his body will be laid in state at his official residence here people to pay their last homage.

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Former President Pranab Mukherjee laid to rest with full military honours. His last rites were performed at Lodhi crematorium today

The last rites of former President Pranab Mukharjee being performed at Lodhi crematorium, by his son Abhijit Mukherjee

Mortal remains of former President Pranab Mukherjee brought to Lodhi Crematorium. His last rites are being performed

The mortal remains of former President Pranab Mukherjee being taken from his residence, 10 Rajaji Marg, to Lodhi Crematorium

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi pays tributes to former President Pranab Mukherjee at his residence, 10 Rajaji Marg

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal pays last respects to former President Pranab Mukherjee at his residence

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu pays tribute to former President and Bharat Ratna Pranab Mukherjee

President Ram Nath Kovind pays last respect to former President Pranab Mukherjee

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays homage to former President Pranab Mukherjee at his residence

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla pays homage to former President Pranab Mukherjee

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays last respects to former President Pranab Mukherjee at his residence, 10 Rajaji Marg

The mortal remains of former President Pranab Mukherjee being taken to his residence at 10 Rajaji Marg

Flags at Rashtrapati Bhavan fly at half-mast as 7-day State mourning is being observed in the country following the demise of former President Pranab Mukherjee

According to a notification issued by the Ministry of Defence, the wreath-laying schedule for official dignitaries will be from 9:15 am to 10:15 am for official dignitaries and 45 minutes for other dignitaries.

This will be followed by an hour’s time for the general public to pay homage to the late President at 10 Rajaji Marg.

The MoD note also mentioned that owing to the COVID-19 related protocols, the mortal remains of the late President will proceed in hearse van instead of the normal gun carriage.

Mukherjee passed away on Monday at the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) Hospital where he was admitted earlier this month and had undergone surgery for the removal of a clot in his brain. He was 84.

He was admitted to the Army Hospital in Delhi on August 10 and had also tested positive for COVID-19.

The government has announced seven-day state mourning from August 31 to September 6.

(ANI)

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