Ministry of Home Affairs

Seven day State Mourning to be observed in memory of former President Shri Pranab Mukherjee

Posted On: 31 AUG 2020 7:27PM by PIB Delhi

The Government of India announces with profound sorrow the death of ShriPranab Mukherjee, former President of India at Army Research & Referral Hospital, New Delhi on 31stAugust, 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 halfmaston all buildings throughout India, where it is flown regularly and there will be no official entertainment.

The date, time and venue of the State Funeral will be intimated later.




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