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New Delhi, June 4: Union minister Gopinath Munde's last rites will be performed in his hometown Beed in Maharashtra at 2 pm. He died of a cardiac arrest in an accident in on his way to the Delhi Airport. Here is the timeline for his cremation ceremony today:9:50 am: Senior BJP leaders at the Latur airport to receive the body at the Latur airport.

2:40 pm: The final rites of Gopinath Munde are being performed

1:20 pm: Top leaders like Uddhav Thackeray, Goa CM Manohar Parrikar come calling to pay their last respects to Gopinath Munde.

12:25 pm:  Mizoram government today condoled the death of Union Minister for Rural Development Gopinath Munde in a car accident in Delhi. It declared a state mourning today. An official statement said that the national flags in government offices would be flown in half mast and no official entertainment programme would be organised during the day.

12:20 pm:

12:15 pm: Daughter of Gopinath Munde addresses the people of Beed gathered there;Villages and Police clash before late Gopinath Munde's last rites ceremony

12:00: Rajnath Singh tweets from his account

11:20 am: Lok Sabha adjourned till tomorrow morning after paying respect to Gopinath Munde.

10:25 am: His coffin has been brought to the venue and placed for the last respects.

10:20 am: Special aircraft lands in Latur; family, friends inconsolable

9:50 am: Senior BJP leaders at the Latur airport to receive the body at the Latur airport.

9:40 am: The special aircraft carrying Munde's body is likely to leave the Mumbai airport; security tightened in Beed.

9:10 am: Munde's body will be kept for "antim darshan" at Parli from 9 am onwards. People have already started gathering in the place. 

8: 40 am: A number of people have gathered at the grounds of the Vaijnath Sugar Factory in Beed where Munde will be cremated.

8:25 am: The funeral will take place in the grounds of the Vaijnath Sugar Factory at Pangri village which Munde owned.

8:15 am: There was  a delay in Gopinath Munde's reaching Laturdue to heavy rains in Mumbai airport.

8: 10 am: Senior BJP leaders LK Advani, Rajnath Singh, Venkaiah Naidu and Harsh Vardhan are likely to attend Munde's funeral at his village.

8:00 am: Munde's body taken to Mumbai airport from where it will be taken to Latur by an Indian Air Force plane. From Latur, a helicopter will take Munde's mortal remains to Parli village in Marathwada, Maharashtra.

Munde's body will be kept for "antim darshan" at Parli from 9 am onwards and the funeral will take place after 2 pm. His daughter Pankaja, a BJP MLA, is expected to perform the last rites. The body is accompanied by his daughter and wife.

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