A large crowd supporters has gathered to pay their last respects to Congress leader and MP Rajiv Satav at his native Kalmanuri. Many senior Congress leaders have come to Kalamanuri to attend the funeral.
Rajiv Satav died in Pune on Sunday after 23 days of struggle. His relatives then decided to perform his funeral in his native village. Accordingly, his body was taken from Pune in an ambulance on Sunday morning. Rajiv Satav’s body reached Kalamanuri at 9 pm. At that time, there was a big crowd of people and supporters in front of his house. Many were shocked to see his body. At this time, the people announced that Rajiv Satav is immortal.
His body was laid to rest in the open space in front of his residence this morning. A large crowd of fans has gathered to pay their last respects. Many leaders including Congress state president Nana Patole, Guardian Minister Varsha Gaikwad, Minister of State Vishwajeet Kadam and MLA Zeeshan Siddiqui have come to Kalamanuri to attend the funeral. Rajiv Satav will be cremated according to a state funeral.