London: Sticking to the legendary Indian painter Maqbool Fida Husain's last wishes, his family will lay him to rest at the Brookwood cemetery at Working in Surrey, on the city's outskirts later on Friday.

Husain's body was kept at Idara-e-Jaaferiya, a funeral Parlour at Tooting to facilitate the public to pay their last homage to the renowned painter.

According to his family sources, the namaz-i-janaza will be held at 12.45 pm followed by Friday prayers before moving his body to Woking.

Husain had expressed a wish to be buried wherever he breathed his last. The burial will be conducted with full Muslim rites.

95-year-old Husain died at the Royal Brompton hospital on Thursday morning. He died of lung congestion, the sources said.

(Agencies)