Last rites of JB Patnaik

Last rites of JB PatnaikThe dead body of the former Odisha chief minister JB Patnaik was taken out in a procession from his residence in this morning.

The body stayed for 25 minutes at Congress Bhawan and later went to the Assembly where  all members of party  pay their last homage.

From there, it would be taken to his native village Rameswar near Khordha where the body would be kept for about half an hour.

From Rameswar village, the body would be taken to Puri via New Jagannath Sadak and Chandanpur for final rites at Swargadwara scheduled at 4 PM.