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Puneeth Rajkumar’s last rites to take place tomorrow: Many yet to pay last respects says CM Bommai

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Bengaluru, Oct 30: The last rites of Puneeth Rajkumar will be conducted tomorrow, Karnataka Chief Minister, Basavaraj Bommai said. Earlier it was being said that the last rites could take place today itself.

    Puneeth Rajkumar's fans gather at Bengaluru stadium to bid farewell: Watch | Oneindia News

    Bommai told reporters that the the funeral will now take place on Sunday (October 31) as many are yet to pay their last respects.

    Puneeth Rajkumar’s last rites likely today: Daughter expected to reach at 4.15 pm

    Puneeth will be accorded a state funeral.

    As per latest reports, his daughter Vanditha who was abroad is scheduled to land in Bengaluru at 4.15 pm today.

    Bengaluru Police Commissioner Kamal Pant had earlier told ANI that on the basis of the decision taken by Puneeth Rajkumar's family, the next stage of security arrangements will be made. The family will take a call on when the final rites will be performed.

    The hugely popular and talented actor passed away on Saturday following a massive heart attack.

    Thousands of people descended at the Kanteerva Stadium here to pay their last respects. The mortal remains of the actor was wrapped in the National Tricolour.

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