Former Chief Minister and Head of BSP Mayawati also paid tribute to Singh’s residence on Lucknow Mall Boulevard this morning
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath paid his final tribute to BJP veteran and former chief minister Kalyan Singh at the latter’s residence in Lucknow on Sunday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defense Minister Rajnat Singh, and Interior Minister Amit Shah are among the top leaders of the People’s Party. They are expected to pay their final tribute to Kalyan Singh. He died in Lucknow on Saturday from sepsis and multiple organ failure at the age of 89.
Awanish Awasti, the chief secretary of the Ministry of Interior of Uttar Pradesh, told ANI: “Prime Minister Modi will visit the residence of Kalyan Singh.”
Former Chief Minister and BSP head Mayawati also paid tribute to Singh’s residence on Lucknow Mall Boulevard this morning.
Kalyan Singh Ji works for the backward class. BSP expressed condolences for his death,” Mayawati told media personnel here.
Singh’s body will be taken to the Uttar Pradesh Assembly at 11 am and will be transferred to the BJP office at 12:30 pm, where it will be kept until 2:30 pm so that people can pay their last respects. The state’s supplementary secretary said.
“After that, the remains will be taken to Aligar, where people will be able to pay their last respects at the stadium. From there, the remains will be taken to Atlauli. He will be on the banks of the Ganges in Narola on Monday. Cremation,” ACS said.
The Uttar Pradesh government announced three days of national mourning and a holiday on August 23, when Singh’s body will be cremated.
Kalyan Singh died at the Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGI) in Lucknow on Saturday.
As Chief Minister for two terms (June 1991 to December 1992 and September 1997 to November 1999), Singh also served as Governor of Rajasthan (2014-2019). Singh has also held various organizational positions in the People’s Party at the national and central levels.