Rajnath led delegation arrives in Cuba to pay last respects to Castro

A delegation led by Home Minister Rajnath Singh has arrived in Havana to attend the funeral of Cuba's revolutionary leader Fidel Castro.

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Havana, Nov 30: A delegation led by Home Minister Rajnath Singh has arrived in Havana to attend the funeral of Cuba's revolutionary leader Fidel Castro.

CPI (M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury, senior CPI (M) leader D.Raja and Congress leader Anand Sharma along with other leaders are also part of the delegation.

Rajnath Singh

The delegation, which left on Tuesday, is expected to return by Thursday evening.

After two days of commemorations in Cuba's capital Havana, Castro's ashes will go on a four-day island-wide procession starting Wednesday before being buried in the southeastern city of Santiago
de Cuba on December 4.

Castro, who defied the United States for close to half a century, died on November 25 at the age 90.

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