R S Gavai cremated with state honours

Jul 27, 2015, 06:48 IST | A Correspondent

Veteran Dalit leader and former Governor of Bihar and Kerala, R S Gavai, was cremated on Sunday with state honours in Amravati district.

R S Gavai
R S Gavai

His sons Justice Bhushan Gavai, who is a Bombay High Court judge, and Rajendra, a leader of the Republican Party of India jointly lit the funeral pyre.

Gavai had passed away at a private hospital in Nagpur after a prolonged illness on Saturday. He was 86.

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