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Surjeet's funeral on Sunday

india Updated: Aug 01, 2008 16:21 IST

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Marxist veteran Harkishan Singh Surjeet, who died on Friday afternoon after a prolonged illness, will be laid to rest on Sunday in the national capital, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) sources said in New Delhi.

The body of the deceased leader will be kept at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) morgue till Sunday. It will be brought to his official residence 3, Teen Murti Lane Sunday morning to enable his comrades to pay him their last respects.

The body will then be taken to the CPI-M headquarters so members of the public can offer their tributes.

Surjeet, 93, died after a cardiac arrest at 1.35 p.m at the Metro Hospital, Noida.