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BJP leader Anil Dave cremated with full state honours in Bhopal

Dave, in his will, said, 'If you want to cherish my memories, plant trees and save them'

Press Trust of India  |  Bhopal 

The mortal remains of Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave were consigned to flames on the banks of the river Narmada at Bandrabhan in Madhya Pradesh's Hoshangabad district today, with full state honours. Dave, who died in New Delhi yesterday at the age of 60, had expressed the desire to be cremated on the banks of the Narmada, a river that was close to his heart and ran through his home state of Madhya Pradesh. The funeral pyre was lit by his brother and nephew amid a tearful adieu by those present on the occasion at Bandrabhan, where Dave used to organise international river ...

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First Published: Fri, May 19 2017. 13:41 IST
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