Khushwant Singh: Last Rites

Mar 20, 2014, 18:50 PM IST
Rahul Singh, son of Khushwant Singh, center in white, stands as relatives and friends take out the body of his father from a mortuary van for cremation, in New Delhi.
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Rahul Singh, son of Khushwant Singh, center in white, stands as relatives and friends take out the body of his father from a mortuary van for cremation, in New Delhi.

Relatives and friends of Khushwant Singh carry his body into an electric crematorium, in New Delhi.
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Relatives and friends of Khushwant Singh carry his body into an electric crematorium, in New Delhi.

An admirer of Khushwant Singh holds a copy of his famous Joke book as he stands to offers his condolences during Singh`s cremation, in New Delhi.
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An admirer of Khushwant Singh holds a copy of his famous Joke book as he stands to offers his condolences during Singh`s cremation, in New Delhi.

Friends and relatives console Maya Dayal, center, daughter of Khushwant Singh during her father`s cremation, in New Delhi.
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Friends and relatives console Maya Dayal, center, daughter of Khushwant Singh during her father`s cremation, in New Delhi.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader Lal Krishna Advani leaves after paying tributes to Khushwant Singh in New Delhi.
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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader Lal Krishna Advani leaves after paying tributes to Khushwant Singh in New Delhi.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader Lal Krishna Advani, pays tributes to Khushwant Singh during his cremation in New Delhi.
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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader Lal Krishna Advani, pays tributes to Khushwant Singh during his cremation in New Delhi.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader Lal Krishna Advani, pays tributes to Khushwant Singh during his cremation in New Delhi.
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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader Lal Krishna Advani, pays tributes to Khushwant Singh during his cremation in New Delhi.

Former cricket captain Bishan Singh Bedi leaves after paying his respect to renowned author Khushwant Singh in New Delhi. Singh, 99, passed away at his house on Thursday.
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Former cricket captain Bishan Singh Bedi leaves after paying his respect to renowned author Khushwant Singh in New Delhi. Singh, 99, passed away at his house on Thursday.

Sonia Gandhi arrives to pay her respect to renowned author Khushwant Singh in New Delhi.
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Sonia Gandhi arrives to pay her respect to renowned author Khushwant Singh in New Delhi.

L K Advani pays last respect to eminent writer Khushwant Singh at cremation ground in New Delhi.
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L K Advani pays last respect to eminent writer Khushwant Singh at cremation ground in New Delhi.

Mala Singh (2nd R) with other friends and relatives at the cremation of her father eminent writer Khushwant Singh in New Delhi .
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Mala Singh (2nd R) with other friends and relatives at the cremation of her father eminent writer Khushwant Singh in New Delhi .

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid with Rahul Singh (3rd R) son of the eminent writer Khushwant Singh at cremation ground in New Delhi.
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External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid with Rahul Singh (3rd R) son of the eminent writer Khushwant Singh at cremation ground in New Delhi.

Actor and BJP leader Vinod Khanna with his wife Kavita at the cremation of the eminent writer Khushwant Singh in New Delhi.
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Actor and BJP leader Vinod Khanna with his wife Kavita at the cremation of the eminent writer Khushwant Singh in New Delhi.