Photos: Narendra Modi, Sushma Swaraj pay last respects to Anil Dave

19-May-2017
  • 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 on May 19 with full state honours.

    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 on May 19 with full state honours.

  • Dave, who died in New Delhi on Thursday 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.

    Dave, who died in New Delhi on Thursday 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.

  • Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti, BJP National General Secretary Kailash Vijaywargiya and RSS leader Suresh Soni

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti, BJP National General Secretary Kailash Vijaywargiya and RSS leader Suresh Soni

  • Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj singh Chouhan with BJP leaders shouldering the mortal remains of Union minister Anil Madhav Dave at airport in Bhopal.

    Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj singh Chouhan with BJP leaders shouldering the mortal remains of Union minister Anil Madhav Dave at airport in Bhopal.

  • Dave, who died in New Delhi at the age of 60, had expressed the desire to be cremated on the banks of the Narmada. The funeral pyre was lit by his brother and nephew amid a tearful adieu by those present on the occasion at Bandrabhan.

    Dave, who died in New Delhi at the age of 60, had expressed the desire to be cremated on the banks of the Narmada. The funeral pyre was lit by his brother and nephew amid a tearful adieu by those present on the occasion at Bandrabhan.

  • Rajnath Singh at the funeral

    Rajnath Singh at the funeral

  • Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia

    Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia

  • Sushma Swaraj pays last respects

    Sushma Swaraj pays last respects

  • Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal and Union Minister Harsh Vardhan

    Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal and Union Minister Harsh Vardhan

  • Home Minister Rajnath Singh

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh

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