People offer funeral prayers for hockey legend Mohammed Shahid, in Varanasi on Thursday. All Pics/PTI
People in huge number participate in the funeral procession of hockey legend Mohammed Shahid in Varanasi on Thursday.
Many former Olympians including Zafar Iqbal, Ashok Kumar and Sardar Singh paid floral tributes to the former India captain. Politicians also paid homage to Shahid.
Shahid's mortal remain were taken from his residence on Maqbool Alam Road to the Taktakpur graveyard on Thursday afternoon.
Thousands of people were there to bid adieu to the hockey giant.
Bereaved family members and relatives of hockey legend Mohammed Shahid, in Varanasi.
Mohammed Shahid, was one of the greatest Indian hockey players of all time and part of the team that won gold at the 1980 Moscow Olympics.
The wailing wife of former Indian hockey team captain Mohammed Shahid who passed away at Medanta hospital, in Gurgaon on Wednesday.
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Former Indian hockey legend Mohammed Shahid was laid to rest in his hometown of Varanasi on Thursday. Here are the pictures of the wizard's last journey...