Last rites of Chipko movement leader performed with state honours in Rishikesh

Rishikesh (Uttarakhand), May 21 (ANI): Last rites of Sunderlal Bahuguna performed with state honours at Purnanand Ghat in Rishikesh on May 21. The renowned environmentalist and Chipko movement leader succumbed to COVID-19 infection at AIIMS in Rishikesh. The 94-year-old, Padma Vibhushan awardee was admitted to the hospital after his oxygen levels started fluctuating on May 8. President Kovind and PM Modi have expressed grief on his demise.

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