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PM Modi, Sonia, Manmohan mourn Vajpayee: Last rites at 4 pm today

Aug 17, 2018 11:38 IST
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Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s last rites will be held at 4 pm today at Delhi’s Smriti Sthal. The body of the BJP veteran was kept overnight at his official residence - 6 A Krishna Menon Marg. Delhi Police expect thousands of mourners to converge in central Delhi to pay last respects to the leader who died at 93 in New Delhi on Thursday. The funeral procession is likely to leave the BJP headquarters at 1pm and the last rites would be performed at 4pm. Major traffic restrictions are in place due to the funeral arrangements.