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Subrata Roy’s mother cremated, thousands attend the funeral

LUCKNOW || Chabi Roy, mother of Sahara group chairman Subrata Roy Sahara was cremated in an emotionally surcharged atmosphere on Saturday at the Bhansakund crematorium in the state capital. The last rites were performed by Sahara Sri in presence of thousands of mourners.

subMrs Roy died on Friday after a prolonged illness. Subrata Roy who has been in the Tihar prison for the last two years was given a special four-week parole following the demise of his mother, to attend the last rites, appeared emotional and quietly performed the rites.

Also present were film star Amitabh Bachchan, his son Abhishek, actor-turned-politician Raj Babbar, Congress leader ramod Tiwari, Sahara Sri’s youger brother Jaibrat Roy and many others.