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Last rites of Joshi family held at Jodhpur


Indore : The last rites of five persons of Joshi family who died in an accident while travelling to Ramdevra on Jaisalmer Highway were conducted at Jodhpur on Saturday.

According to relatives, the post-mortem of Krishnagopal, his wife Sonal, six-year-old daughter Bhavya, four-year-old son Mohak and mother Ratanbai were conducted on Friday and the last rites of all the deceased were performed at Jodhpur on Saturday. The bodies were not in a condition to bring back to Indore. Therefore the family members and other relatives went to Jodhpur and conducted the last rites there.

Joshi family was residing at Scheme Number 71 in city and was travelling to Ramdevra when an oil tanker hit their vehicle near Purohit Tanda killing all the five family members.

It is noteworthy that Krishnagopal and four other members of the family left for Rajasthan on Wednesday in their Indica car. After dropping one of their relatives, they were heading towards Ramdevra when they met with the accident.