"His body will be placed at the Vishwa Hindu Parishad office at Jhandewalan for last respects," an official release said. He will be cremated at Nigambodh Ghat, situated on the banks of the Yamuna river, at 4.30 pm on tomorrow, it added.

Singhal, 89, breathed his last at 2.20 pm at Medanta-The Medicity hospital. He was admitted to the hospital on November 13 following heart and kidney problems. Singhal was also suffering from breathlessness.

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