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Rajasthan Governor Prabha Rau cremated

The mortal remains of Rajasthan Governor Prabha Rau, who died due to massive heart attack in New Delhi yesterday, were consigned to flames at her native Kholapur village in Wardha district of Maharashtra on Tuesday.



Nagpur: The mortal remains of Rajasthan
Governor Prabha Rau, who died due to massive heart attack in
New Delhi yesterday, were consigned to flames at her native
Kholapur village in Wardha district of Maharashtra on Tuesday.

Rau`s grandson Sahil Tokas, her son-in-law Kamlesh
Morarji and nephew Ranjeet Kamble, who is a Maharashtra
Minister, lit the funeral pyre amidst chanting of mantras.

Her close friend Uttarakhand Governor Margret Alva, party
colleagues -- Mohsina Kidwai and Mabel Rebello, Maharashtra
Chief Minister Ashok Chavan and Rajasthan chief minister Ashok
Gehlot were among those who paid tributes to the departed
soul.

Earlier, Rau`s body, wrapped in tricolour, was brought
by a special IAF flight from Delhi at the IAF base at city
airport. An IAF helicopter took the body to her village. Top
officials from the district administration and police were
also present on the occasion.

PTI

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