Nitish Kumar’s mother cremated

January 2nd, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS  

Patna, Jan 2 (IANS) Parmeshwari Devi, mother of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, was cremated at the Digha ghat on the bank of the Ganga here Sunday.Parmeshwari Devi, 92, died Saturday afternoon after a prolonged illness.

Her elder son Satish Kumar lit the pyre while Nitish Kumar was present by his side.

Most cabinet colleagues of Nitish Kumar offered floral tributes. Hundreds of people, mostly ruling Janata Dal-United leaders and workers, were present.

Earlier, the body was taken to Bakhtiyarpur town in Patna district, the chief minister’s native place.

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