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Last Rites of Sunanda Likely this Evening

Published: 18th January 2014 02:40 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th January 2014 02:40 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

The last rites of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, are likely to be conducted at the Lodhi Road crematorium later this evening.           

The body of 52-year-old Pushkar, a woman entrepreneur who married Tharoor in August 2010, was found in the Leela Palace Hotel in South Delhi last evening.           

Sources said some of Pushkar's family members, including her brother and son Shiv Menon, visited AIIMS where post-mortem on her body is being conducted by a three-member panel of senior doctors.            

Besides police investigation, an inquiry by a sub divisional magistrate has been initiated into Pushkar's death.

Any death within seven years of marriage is legally required to be investigated by the sub-divisional magistrate.    

Pushkar and Tharoor were at the centre of a raging controversy earlier this week when reports emerged that she was upset over text and tweet messages exchanged between her husband and Mehr Tarar, a Pakistani journalist.



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