Funeral Of Kalyan Singh’s To Be Held On Monday In Narora Near Ganga River


New Delhi: The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh who passed away on Saturday will be cremated tomorrow at the banks of river Ganga in Narora, Awanish Awasthi, Additional Chief Secretary told ANI. Kalyan Singh’s mortal remains are at his residence, breathed his last at Lucknow’s Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGI) after a prolonged illness on Saturday.ALSO READ: Kalyan Singh Political Career | MLA To CM To Governor — 10 Turning PointsAwanish Awasthi said that the remains will be taken to Vidhan Sabha where people will be able to pay last respects till 1 pm. The remains will then be kept at the BJP office till 2:30 pm. After which the mortal remains will be taken to Aligarh where people will be able to pay last respects at the stadium from there mortal remains will be taken to Atrauli.Kalyan Singh was admitted to the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) earlier on July 4, 2021, due to an infection and reduced consciousness level. He died due to sepsis and multi-organ failure, the hospital said in a statement.He became the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh in 1991, following the Babri Masjid demolition on December 6, 1992, during his tenure he had to resign. Singh was the face of Hindutva in Uttar Pradesh, became the chief minister for the second time between 1997-99.He formed his own party, the Jan Kranti Party, in 2010 but in 2014, re-joined the BJP for the second time in March. Singh was appointed the Governor of Rajasthan on August 26, 2014.



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