Khushwant Singh, a journalist, editor and prolific writer whose work ranged from serious histories to joke collections to one of post Independence India's great novels, died Thursday at his New Delhi apartment. (AP Photo)
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader Lal Krishna Advani, pays tributes to Khushwant Singh during his cremation in New Delhi. (AP Photo)
Rahul Singh, son of Khushwant Singh, stands as relatives and friends take out the body of his father from a mortuary van for cremation. (AP Photo)
Daughter of Khushwant Singh during her father's cremation, in New Delhi. (AP Photo)
Khushwant Singh, the last journey being taken for last rites, in Delhi.
Relatives and friends of Khushwant Singh carry his body into an electric crematorium. (AP Photo)