Photos: Veteran Mumbai trade union leader Sharad Rao's funeral

Updated: Sep 07, 2016, 15:27
  • Photos: Veteran Mumbai trade union leader Sharad Rao's funeral
    Veteran Mumbai trade union leader Sharad Rao was laid to rest on Saturday morning in Mumbai. All pics/Nimesh Dave
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  • Photos: Veteran Mumbai trade union leader Sharad Rao's funeral
    Senior union leader Sharad Rao passed away in Mumbai on Thursday following a prolonged battle with cancer. He was 75
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  • Photos: Veteran Mumbai trade union leader Sharad Rao's funeral
    Sharad Rao is survived by his wife Shanta, son Shashank and daughter Shilpa
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  • Photos: Veteran Mumbai trade union leader Sharad Rao's funeral
    From the Hind Mazdoor Sabha to the BEST Workers Union to the Municipal Mazdoor Union and the Mumbai Auto Rickshaw Mens' Union, Sharad Rao was in-charge of several unions in Mumbai and the Mumbai metropolitan region
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  • Sharad Rao - The man who was the face of Mumbai's trade unions
    Sharad Rao had handed over the reins of Mumbai Auto Rickshaw Mens' Union, the largest auto union in Mumbai, to his son Shashank Rao. Pic/ Atul Kamble
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  • Photos: Veteran Mumbai trade union leader Sharad Rao's funeral
    Sharad Rao controlled a large chunk of the Mumbai public transport and civic services system and was reputedly one man who could bring the city to a grinding halt by a strike. Pic/ Atul Kamble
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  • Photos: Veteran Mumbai trade union leader Sharad Rao's funeral
    Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu condoled the demise of Rao whom he described as a great union leader and a longtime friend. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis expressed grief at the demise of Rao and recalled his lifelong struggles for the rights of the common workers through his different unions. Pic/ Atul Kamble
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Senior Mumbai trade union leader Sharad Rao, who passed away on Thursday, was laid to rest on Saturday in Goregaon, Mumbai. His son Shashank Rao and daughter Shilpa were present at the funeral

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