Shimla, August 25: The Himachal Pradesh government on Sunday declared two-day state mourning on August 25 and 26 following the demise of former finance minister Arun Jaitley. Arun Jaitley Cremated at Nigambodh Ghat With Full State Honours, Nation Bids Tearful Adieu to Senior BJP Leader.
The state government announced that national flag will fly at half-mast at all government buildings during this period across the state."The state government has decided to observe two days state mourning as a mark of respect to the departed dignitary. Arun Jaitley Dies at 66: Here's a Look at The Political Career of the Former Finance Minister And Senior BJP Leader.
The national flag will fly at half-mast on August 25 and August 26 in the state on all the buildings, where it is flown regularly and there will be no official entertainment on these days," Manoj Tiwari, Additional Secretary (GAD), said. Veteran BJP leader Jaitley passed away on Saturday at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi.