Srinagar: The burial of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, who passed away on Thursday morning in New Delhi, will take place in the evening at the family’s ancestral graveyard in Bijbehara town of Anantnag district, family sources said.
“Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will accompany the body along with bereaved family members and some senior state ministers,” official sources told Media Sources.
The sources said the body would be taken to Sayeed’s official residence in Srinagar where it would kept for sometime before it is taken for burial to Bijbehara.
Sayeed passed away at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, where he had been admitted on December 24 for treatment of chest infection.
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