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As of 10pm yesterday, more than 20,000 people had paid their respects to Mr S R Nathan at the lying-in-state ceremony at Parliament House. A State Funeral Procession will start at 2pm today, ending at the University Cultural Centre. PHOTO: Jason Quah
Mr Osith Ramanathan (far right), son of Mr S R Nathan, consoles his mother Mrs S R Nathan as the coffin of the late former President leaves the family home for Parliament House on August 25. Photo: Wee Teck Hian
The funeral procession of the late former President Mr S R Nathan is seen at the family home in Ceylon Road before the hearse made its way to Parliament for the lying in state. Photo: Wee Teck Hian
The coffin of former President Mr S R Nathan arrives at Parliament for the lying-in-state ceremony. Photo: Jason Quah
Members of the public paying their respects to Mr Nathan at Parliament House yesterday. Photo: Jason Quah
President Tony Tan and Mrs Mary Tan paying their respects yesterday. Photo: Koh Mui Fong
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Madam Ho Ching paying their respects yesterday. Photo: Jason Quah
Members of the public waiting at the Padang at 4pm to pay their respects to the late Mr Nathan. Photo: Nuria Ling
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Mrs Akie Abe paying their respects at Parliament House yesterday. Photo: Jason Quah
Representatives from madrasahs paying their respects at Parliament House yesterday. Photo: Koh Mui Fong
The Singapore flag flying at half-mast at Parliament House at dusk yesterday. Photo: Ernest Chua
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2347076_Thousands bid a final farewell to Nathan at Parliament House
Thousands bid a final farewell to Nathan at Parliament House

August 26
S’poreans young and old from all walks of life pay their last respects to former President