MF Husain to be buried at Brookwood cemetery

Indian painter Maqbool Fida Husain
London, June 10: Sticking to legendary Indian painter Maqbool Fida Husain's last wishes, his family will lay him to rest at the Brookwood cemetery at Woking in Surrey, on the city's outskirts later today (June 10).

Husain's body, was kept at Idara-e-Jaaferiya, a funeral Parlour at Tooting, to facilitate the public to pay their last homage to the renowned painter.

According to his family sources, the namaz-i-janaza will be held at 12.45 pm followed by Friday prayers before moving his body to Woking.

Husain had expressed a wish to be buried wherever he breathed his last. The burial will be conducted with full Muslim rites.

95-year-old Husain died at the Royal Brompton hospital yesterday morning. He died of lung congestion, the sources said.


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