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Mahajan to be cremated on Thursday

The funeral procession will begin at 10 am and last rites will be performed at Shivaji Park crematorium.

india Updated: May 03, 2006 23:00 IST

BJP leader Pramod Mahajan will be cremated on Thursday at Shivaji Park crematorium in central Mumbai, state BJP president Nitin Gadkari announced.

His body will be kept at the BJP state headquarters at Nariman Point from 8 pm till Wednesday night, after which it will be taken to Mahajan's residence at Sir Pochkhanwala road in Worli.

The funeral procession will begin at 10 am from the Worli residence and last rites will be performed at Shivaji Park crematorium, Gadkari said.

"His untimely death is a big blow to the party, particularly in the state", Gadkari added.

First Published: May 03, 2006 17:40 IST