Obituary: Rajasthan mourns its only Singh, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat
Sunday, 16th May 2010
The Rockfeller of India, the man for all seasons, the only politician who has won every assembly election in Rajasthan since 1952, except in 1972, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, 86, passed away here on Saturday morning.
He was admitted to Sawai Man Singh Hospital following a lung and chest infection.
The funeral will take place on Sunday at Chandpol cremation ground with full state honours. The Rajasthan government has announced a three-day state mourning.
Publication : Times of India