PM pays respects to Ananth Kumar in Bengaluru

PM pays respects to Ananth Kumar in Bengaluru

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Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays his last respects to Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar who passed away at a private hospital due to multiple organ failure, at his residence and home-office at Basavangudi in Bengaluru on Nov 12, 2018. (Photo: IANS)
Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays his last respects to Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar who passed away at a private hospital due to multiple organ failure, at his residence and home-office at Basavangudi in Bengaluru on Nov 12, 2018. (Photo: IANS)
Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays his last respects to Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar who passed away at a private hospital due to multiple organ failure, at his residence and home-office at Basavangudi in Bengaluru on Nov 12, 2018. (Photo: IANS)
Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays his last respects to Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar who passed away at a private hospital due to multiple organ failure, at his residence and home-office at Basavangudi in Bengaluru on Nov 12, 2018. (Photo: IANS)
Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays his last respects to Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar who passed away at a private hospital due to multiple organ failure, at his residence and home-office at Basavangudi in Bengaluru on Nov 12, 2018. (Photo: IANS)
Bengaluru, Nov 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew into Bengaluru on Monday night and paid respects to Union Minister Ananth Kumar at the latter's residence in the city's southern suburb where his body has been kept for public to pay homage.
Landing at the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) airport in the city's eastern suburb from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, Modi drove to Kumar's residence amid tight security.
After laying a wreath on the glass casket draped in tricolour in which the body was kept, Modi consoled Kumar's widow Tejaswini.
The Prime Minister was accompanied by Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala and BJP state unit president B.S. Yeddyurappa.
Kumar passed away around 3 a.m. on Monday at Shankara Cancer Hospital in the city due to multi-organ failure while undergoing treatment for cancer.
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