Vajpayee Demise: 7 Day State Mourning Throughout India Declared

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New Delhi: Central Government announces seven day state mourning throughout India, during this period the national flag will be flown at half mast throughout India where its regularly flown. State funeral will also be accorded.

Haryana Chief Minister, Shri Manohar Lal Khattar has also declared holiday in Haryana as a mark of respect. Also, all central offices would remain closed tomorrow for half day during the funeral.

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State Holiday has been announced in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Punjab and Madhya Pradesh as a mark of respect for Atal Bihar Vajpayee. more updates awaited.

Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia has announced a statewide holiday. In his tweet, he confirmed that schools and Colleges, as well as Government Offices in Delhi, would remain closed tomorrow as a mark of respect. Central Government has also declared a State Mourning for 7 days from August 16 to August 22. During the period of mourning, the National Flag would fly at half mast.

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