Seven-day state mourning in Manipur in honour of Dr Kalam

Manipur government on Tuesday announced a seven-day state mourning in honour of former President APJ Abdul Kalam.

PTI| Updated: Jul 28, 2015, 20:26 PM IST

Imphal: Manipur government on Tuesday announced a seven-day state mourning in honour of former President APJ Abdul Kalam.

As a mark of respect to former President APJ Abdul Kalam, Manipur will observe seven days of state mourning from July 27 to August 2, according to an order issued by the state government here.

During the mourning period the National Flag will be flown at half mast on all buildings across the state, it said adding, there will be no official entertainment during the period.