Jaffer Sharief laid to rest in full state honors
Sharief, 85, died at a private hospital here Sunday following a cardiac arrest.
"The burial ceremony started at 2.30 pm and culminated at 3 pm," Riazuddin, who was working with Sharief as his personal assistant said, adding that the body was buried with full state honours.
Sharief, a seven-time Lok Sabha member, was a staunch loyalist of Indira Gandhi.
He had served as the railway minister in the P V Narasimha Rao government between 1991 and 1995.
(With inputs from agencies.)
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