Maharashtra declares public holiday for Feb 7 to mourn demise of Lata Mangeshkar | India News

Maharashtra Government on Sunday (February 6) declared a public holiday for tomorrow (February 7) to mourn the demise of Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar. A statement from the chief minister’s office (CMO) informed about the one-day mourning and the public holiday.

Earlier, the Central Government had announced the two-day national mourning to be observed in memory of Lata Mangeshkar. During the state mourning, the National Flag is flown at half-mast throughout India, and there will be no official entertainment. It has also been decided that the state funereal will be accorded to the departed soul.

The legendary singer passed away on Sunday morning at an age of 92. The Bharat Ratna awardee was admitted to the hospital after being diagnosed with pneumonia and coronavirus in January.

Lata Mangeshkar’s mortal remains have been brought to `Prabhukunj`, her Peddar Road residence here on Sunday afternoon. Her last rites will be performed on Sunday at 6:30 pm at Shivaji Park in Mumbai.

Live TV

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *