The last rites of YSR were performed in Hyderabad on Friday. Lakhs of admirers attended the funeral cutting across political affiliations. PM Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi and many other leaders also paid homage to the departed leader.
In Hyderabad, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
, AICC President Sonia Gandhi, MP Rahul Gandhi
and Opposition leader L K Advani paid their homage and offered condolences to the late leader's family. A number of central ministers including P Chidambaram, Salman Khurshid
called upon Jagan Mohan Reddy, the son of departed leader.
Former Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and several VIPs’ missed the funeral because of heavy crowd and traffic jams.
Meanwhile, Jagan Mohan Reddy, son of the late leader has appealed to the people to remain patient as there have been media reports that nearly 60 people have committed suicide in the state.