Centre should be answerable for Father Stan Swamy's death: Soren
While expressing shock at the demise of Father Stan Swamy, Jharkhand's CM Hemant Soren said, "The Union Government should be answerable for absolute apathy and non-provision of timely medical services, leading to his death." Soren further said that he had strongly opposed Father Stan Swamy's arrest and incarceration. "Swamy dedicated his life working for tribal rights," Soren added.
Stan Swamy's family attends his funeral online from Tamil Nadu
Father Stan Swamy's family in Viragalur village in Tamil Nadu's Trichy district on Tuesday watched his funeral live on the YouTube channel of St Peter's Church, Bandra. "His ashes will go to Ranchi but his body will not be handed over to us due to the pandemic," Father Swamy's 26-year-old grandnephew Benito Prabhu said.