The last rites of tahsildar B.K. Chandramouli was held in his native village Kadiregowdanapalya in Tumakuru district, with all State honours, on Friday.
Mr. Chandramouli was stabbed to death by a landowner when he had gone to conduct a survey in connection with a boundary dispute in Toppanahalli, Bangarpet on Thursday evening.
The accused Venkatapathy, 65, is a retired school headmaster. He has been arrested.
Chief minister B.S. Yediyurappa expressed his condolences and announced ₹25 lakh compensation to the family of the deceased, and a government job to one member of the family.