Raju Srivastava’s birth place was Kanpur.
After the tribute meeting, Raju will merge with the Panchtatva at Nigambodh Ghat.
Raju Srivastva Funeral. With a heavy heart, preparations are being made for the last rites of the comedy king Raju Srivastava. On Wednesday, this great artist breathed his last and a wave of mourning spread across the country. He was undergoing treatment in AIIMS Delhi for a long time, after which Raju Srivastava lost in front of death. Since his death, it was discussed where his last rites would be performed. Earlier the body of Raju Srivastava was being taken to Kanpur and Mumbai but then it did not happen.
Raju Srivastava was born in Kanpur. In such a situation, as soon as the news of his death came, the idea first came in everyone’s mind that his last rites should be performed in his home town. It was also the wish of Raju’s fans that he should be taken to his home district so that people can have his last darshan. On the other hand, Raju’s work was now being done from Mumbai itself and from here he had established his new identity. In such a situation, it was also revealed that it would be better to take his body to Mumbai.
That’s why the decision of funeral was taken in Delhi
After all the discussions, family and friends got together in Delhi itself. Decided to perform the funeral. Actually Raju was getting treatment in Delhi for a long time. The wife and children were also here in Delhi with Raju’s nephew. The body of Raju Srivastava from the hospital was also brought to his nephew’s house in Delhi. In such a situation, to avoid inconvenience, it was decided to perform the last rites of Raju Srivastava at Nigambodh Ghat in Delhi.
Last visit from 8 o’clock
Raju Srivastava was very popular among the people. In such a situation, the body of Raju Srivastava will be kept at the nephew’s residence at eight o’clock in the morning for his fans. After this, a tribute meeting will be organized at 9:30 in the morning. After the tribute meeting, Raju will merge with the Panchtatva at Nigambodh Ghat. At present, the crowd of fans has started gathering at the house of Raju Srivastava’s nephew in Dwarka since morning.
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 22, 2022, 08:25 IST