Husain to be buried at Brookwood cemetery

London: Sticking to legendary Indian painter Maqbool Fida Husain`s last wishes, his family will lay him to rest at the Brookwood cemetery at Woking in Surrey, on the city`s outskirts later on Friday.

Husain`s body, was kept at Idara-e-Jaaferiya, a funeral Parlour at Tooting, to facilitate the public to pay their last homage to the renowned painter.

According to his family sources, the namaz-i-janaza will be held at 12.45 pm followed by Friday prayers before moving his body to Woking.

Husain had expressed a wish to be buried wherever he breathed his last. The burial will be conducted with full Muslim rites.

95-year-old Husain died at the Royal Brompton hospital yesterday morning. He died of lung congestion, the sources said.