Seven Days State Mourning to be Observed Throughout India

Port Blair, Aug 31: The Government of India announces with profound sorrow the death of Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Former President of India at Army Research and 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 31st August to 6th September, 2020 both days inclusive. During the period of state mourning the National Flag will fly at half-mast on all buildings throughout India where it is flown regularly and there will be no official entertainment.