Seven days of State Mourning to be observed in the memory of former President

RSTV Bureau
Former President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Twitter Image)

Former President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Twitter Image)

The Government of India has announces with profound sorrow the death of Pranab Mukherjee, former President of India at Army Research & Referral Hospital, New Delhi on 31st August 2020.

As a mark of respect to the departed dignitary, seven days State Mourning will be observed throughout India from 31.08.2020 to 06.09.2020, both days inclusive. During the period of State Mourning, the National Flag will fly at half-mast in all buildings throughout India, where it is flown regularly and there will be no official entertainment.