Previous reports had claimed that Munde’s last rites will be held at 4:30 pm.
People in large numbers are already gathering at the ground near Vaijnath sugar factory founded by Gopinath Munde in Parali which falls under Beed district.
The funeral will take place in the premises of the factory later today.
Those who are scheduled to attend Gopinath Munde’s funeral include BJP patriarch LK Advani, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu and Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan.
The body of union minister Gopinath Munde has been flown from ‘Poorna’ building in Worli to Latur in central Maharashtra.
From Latur, the body is being taken to Parali in Beed district (Munde’s Lok Sabha constituency), around 70 km from Latur.
Munde, who died in a road accident in New Delhi on Tuesday, was taken to Mumbai by a special aircraft last night.