April 18, 2021

pranab mukherjee: Authorities proclaims 7-day state mourning on Pranab Mukherjee’s dying

New Delhi: The federal government on Monday introduced a seven-day state mourning following the dying of former president Pranab Mukherjee .

In an announcement, the house ministry mentioned that as a mark of respect to the departed dignitary, state mourning will likely be noticed for seven days all through India from August 31 to September 6, each days inclusive.

“In the course of the interval of state mourning, the nationwide flag will fly at half-mast on all buildings all through India, the place it’s flown usually, and there will likely be no official leisure,” the assertion mentioned.

The date, time and venue of the state funeral will likely be intimated later, it mentioned.

Mukherjee handed away at Military Analysis and Referral Hospital right here on Monday on the age of 84.