Former President Pranab Mukherjee cremated with full state honours. This at Lodhi Road electric crematorium in New Delhi. Cremated on Tuesday. His son performed his last rites.
Mukherjee’s family and relatives paid their last respects. All followed clad the COVID-19 safeguards.
An Army contingent gave a guard of honour and a gun salute. Country mourning over former president’s death.
Mukherjee died on Monday evening. At age 84. At the Army’s Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi cantonment. He had a brain clot removed. Also tested positive for COVID-19.