Wearing feathered costumes which Lionel Jagessar designed more than a decade ago, hundreds of masqueraders chipped down the streets of San Fernando in the blazing heat for a final tribute to the iconic masman who died last Saturday .
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The traditional Carnival costumed characters whom Jagessar determinedly preserved when many other bandleaders opted for bikini and beads, participated in the procession.
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They journeyed from Coffee Street, Mucurapo Street to Gransaul Street where his funeral rites were held.
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Whipmasters led the procession, their whips cracking loudly. Children from Grant Memorial Primary School screamed.