Former IFS and MP Syed Shahabuddin passes away
Former IFS officer and well know thinker (विचारक) and MP Syed Shahabuddin was buried in Panch Peeran Nazamuddin in New Delhi on Saturday. Several dignitaries including Vice President Hamid Ansari offered funeral(अंतिम संस्कार) prayer. Syed was suffering(दुख) from respiratory problems for the last several years and had to be hospitalized several times in the past, family sources said. Ex-president of All India Muslim Majlis Mushawarat who served in different capacities in Indian embassies (दूतावास) including Saudi Arabia and the US, breathed (सांस ली) his last early morning Saturday in a Noida hospital. He was 82.
Definitions of funeral अंतिम संस्कार
the ceremonies honoring a dead person, typically involving burial or cremation.
Shocked regulars are holding a wake for him at the pub after his funeral service at Southend Crematorium next Tuesday.
synonyms: burial, interment, entombment, committal, inhumation, laying to rest, cremation, obsequies, last offices, memorial service, sepulture