Former President Pranab Mukherjee cremated with full state honours  

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New Delhi: Army personnel pay salute as mortal remains of former president Pranab Mukherje being taken from his residence to Lodhi Road crematorium for final rites, in New Delhi, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. (PTI Photo)

New Delhi: Army personnel pay salute as mortal remains of former president Pranab Mukherje being taken from his residence to Lodhi Road crematorium for final rites, in New Delhi, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. (PTI Photo)

Former President Pranab Mukherjee was cremated with full state honours at the Lodhi road electric crematorium on Tuesday afternoon.

His son performed his last rites.

Pranab Mukherjee’s family and relatives paid their last respects clad in PPE kits while conforming to COVID-19 safeguards.

An Army contingent gave a guard of honour and a gun salute to the former president.

Pranab Mukherjee (84) died on Monday evening at the Army’s Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi cantonment following a 21-day battle with multiple ailments.

(PTI)