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Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (SP)
Mangaluru, Sep 15: The mortal remains of Oscar Fernandes were kept at Milagres Church here from 9.30 am to 12 pm for public view to enable people to pay their last respects to the departed leader. The public viewing will be followed by a Mass.
Senior Congress leader B Janardhana Poojary, MP Nalin Kumar Kateel, mayor Premananda Shetty and others paid their last respects to the deceased leader.
The body will then be flown to Bengaluru in the evening. The body will be kept at the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee office at Bengaluru from 10 am to 12 pm on Thursday. Thereafter, prayers will be offered at St Patrick Church after which funeral will be performed.
There is the likelihood of Rahul Gandhi taking part in the funeral as Oscar was very close to the Gandhi family.