The death funeral rites of the Union Minister Vilasrao Desmukh held in Latur after 4:00 pm on 15th August 2012.
He died on Tuesday, 14th August, 2012 due to cardiac arrest at the Chennai Global Hospital.
His body was taken through a special flight back to Maharashtra on Wednesday, 15th August, 2012.
A big crowd gathered near the airport to catch a glimpse of the late Vilasrao Desmukh.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde are expected to be present there for the final respect to the minister.
Bollywood stars like Shahrukh Khan, Karan Johar, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Siddharth, Dia Mirza, Vishal Malhotra, Akshay Kumar, Shabana Azmi, Farah Khan, Raveena Tandon, Kamaal R Khan, Bipasha Basu and many other celebrities showed their tribute to the late Vilas Rao Deshmukh.