Nagpur: In a heartbreaking incident, a father made his late son’s death wish come true by hosting DJ music at his funeral.
The father, Rashtrapal Raut (50), a police chief attached to the Ganeshpeth police station in town, was already a broken and saddened man while his son, Pranay (19), a national level boxing champion in grass, committed suicide in Akola. Krida Prabodhini, located near Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium, on Friday February 21. Pranay had won a gold medal at the national level boxing championship held in Delhi in January and was selected for the next national level camp to be held in Rohtang in Himachal. Pradesh. Pranay, a resident of Police Line Takli, Nagpur, had lived in Akola in Krida Prabodhini for the past three years. On Friday morning, Pranay ended her life by hanging from a ceiling fan in her bedroom, leaving her family in shock. The exact reason why the aspiring boxing champion took it such an extreme is under investigation.
According to family members, Pranay had expressed his last wish for DJ music to be played at his funeral. Fulfilling his son’s death wish, a heartbroken Rashtrapal arranged DJ music at Pranay’s funeral from his Police Line Takli residence. The final rites were performed at the Mankapur crematorium amid poignant scenes on Saturday morning. Speaking to Nagpur Today, Rashtrapal Raut said his son Pranay expressed his last wish for DJ music to be played at his funeral.