Karna declares three-day mourning for Bangarappa

The Karnataka government declared a holiday on Monday and a three-day mourning as a mark of respect to S Bangarappa, who died early this morning.

Bangalore: The Karnataka government declared
a holiday on Monday and a three-day mourning as a mark of respect
to former Chief Minister S Bangarappa, who died early this
morning at a private hospital here.

Speaking to reporters after paying floral tributes to the
departed leader, Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda said the
last rites would be performed at Bangarappa`s native village
Kabatur in Shimoga district tomorrow with full state honours.

"The government has declared a holiday in Shimoga
district tomorrow also to facilitate people to participate in
the funeral of Bangarappa," he said.

Gowda also recalled Bangarappa`s services to the state
and his concern for the welfare of the people.

PTI

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