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Ex-union minister Sanwarlal Jat's body reaches Ajmer

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

The body of former Union minister Sanwarlal Jat reached today and will be consigned to flames at his native village Gopalpura, a spokesperson said.

His body has been taken to Gopalpura from his residence in The leader's well-wishers paid their last tributes in the capital, he said.

Jat's mortal remains will be consigned to flames with full state honours. Ministers of the State, Union ministers and leaders will be present during the funeral, the spokesperson said.

The state has announced a one-day state mourning today and all proposed programmes have been postponed, he said.

Jat (62) died while undergoing treatment at AIIMS, New Delhi, on Wednesday. He was airlifted to the national capital from after his condition had turned critical.

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First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 14:32 IST