singer-composer of Assam Bhupen Hazarika’s funeral has created a world
record with the highest number of people paying tributes to him over two
to Wikipedia, the free online
encyclopedia, more than 5, 00,000 people attended the funeral of ‘The
bard of the Brahmaputra’ and about 3 crore people watched it on
died on November 5, 2011 in Mumbai and his body lay in State at the
historic Judge Field for two days from the night of November 7 for people
to pay their homage before cremation on November 9.
The Wikipedia has a list of notable
funerals representing historic funerals, based on both the number of
attendants and estimated television audience.