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Parliament adjourned as tribute to Gujral

Posted on Dec 03, 12:29PM | IANS

Both houses of parliament were adjourned for the day Monday after paying tributes to former prime minister Inder Kumar Gujral, who died Nov 30.

Members of both houses paid tributes to Gujral, who breathed his last at a private hospital in Gurgaon, Haryana. He was 92.

He was cremated Dec 1 in Delhi with full state honours in the presence of the country's top leadership, including President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

He is survived by two sons, Naresh and Vishal, and brother Satish Gujral, a prominent painter and architect. His wife Sheila died in 2011.

Smriti Sthal, where the cremation took place, is located between Jawaharlal Nehru's 'samadhi' Shanti Van and Lal Bahadur Shastri's 'samadhi' Vijay Ghat on the bank fo the Yamuna river in the capital.