Journalist and Author Khushwant Singh Takes His Last Breath - The New Indian Express

Journalist and Author Khushwant Singh Takes His Last Breath

  • An admirer of Khushwant Singh holds a copy of his famous Joke book as he stands to offers his condolences during Singh's cremation. | AP Photo /Manish Swarup
  • Friends and relatives console Maya Singh, center, daughter of Khushwant Singh during her father's cremation, in New Delhi. | AP Photo /Manish Swarup
  • Rahul Singh, son of Khushwant Singh, center in white, stands as relatives and friends take out the body of his father from a mortuary van for cremation, in New Delhi, India. | AP Photo /Manish Swarup
  • Relatives and friends of Khushwant Singh carry his body into an electric crematorium, in New Delhi. | AP Photo /Manish Swarup
  • Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader Lal Krishna Advani, pays tributes to Khushwant Singh during his cremation in New Delhi, India. | AP Photo /Manish Swarup
  • BJP) senior leader Lal Krishna Advani, pays tributes to Khushwant Singh, a journalist, editor and prolific writer whose work ranged from serious histories to joke collections to one of post-Independence India's great novels. | AP Photo /Manish Swarup
  • In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, Khushwant Singh, 96, talks sitting next to a fireplace in his house in New Delhi, India. | AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File

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