Kishenji's body flown to his native place in AP

Posted By: Pti
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Kolkata, Nov 27: Maoist top leader Kishenji's body was flown to Hyderabad this afternoon by a cargo plane of a private airlines hours after it was identified by his niece Deepa Rao and handed over to the relatives at Midnapore medical college and hospital.

The body, kept in a wooden coffin, was transported from Midnapore by an ambulance of the hospital, nearly 150 km from here, with security escorts in accordance with the state government's decision to send the body to his native town in Andhra Pradesh.

As stated by Maoist sympathiser and Telugu poet Varvara Rao, the body would be taken to Kishenji's house at Peddapalli in Karimnagar district of AP where his octogenarian mother is still alive.

As the ambulance was entering the airport, some members of the rights body Association for Protection of Democratic Rights (APDR) staged a demonstration near the domestic terminal and shouted slogans alleging that Kishanji was killed in 'fake encounter'. Police then diverted the ambulance to gate no 7, meant for VIPs.


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