Aligarh/Bulandshahr: Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh was cremated Monday with senior leaders, celebration employees and numerous native individuals congregating at Bansi Ghat in Bulandshahr’s Narora city for the final rites.
Rajveer Singh lit his father’s pyre on the funeral attended by senior BJP leaders, together with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Ladies and Little one Growth Minister Smriti Irani and Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami.
The 2-time CM, who had additionally been the Rajasthan Governor, died at a Lucknow hospital on Saturday after spending weeks within the ICU.
A Hindutva icon, Kalyan Singh was the Uttar Pradesh chief minister when ‘Kar Sevaks” demolished the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya on December 6, 1992.
The others current on the cremation floor had been UP Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya, BJP chief Uma Bharti, apart from a variety of state ministers, BJP employees and native individuals, officers stated.
They stated Kalyan Singh was cremated with full state honours after his mortal stays had been introduced right here from Ahilya Bai Holkar stadium in Aligarh, the place they had been stored for the individuals to pay their final respect.
From Aligarh, the late BJP chief’s physique was first taken to Atrauli, close to his native village Madholi, and was stored there for ‘darshan”, earlier than being taken to Narora.
In Atrauli, Kalyan Singh’s mortal stays had been stored within the PWD Visitor Home, the place numerous dignitaries, together with Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah, Madhya Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, UP CM Yogi Adityanath, BJP state president Swatantra Dev Singh paid their tributes.
A Lodhi chief, Kalyan Singh was instrumental within the rise of the BJP to energy in Uttar Pradesh within the 1990s.
He’s survived by his spouse Ramvati Devi, son Rajveer Singh, who’s the Lok Sabha MP from Etah, and grandson Sandeep Singh, who’s the minister of state for finance, technical training and medical training in Uttar Pradesh.
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