Kalam’s Death 7 Day Morning, No Holiday

The government has announced a seven-day state Morning in honor of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, however, there will be no holiday.

As a mark of respect to the departed dignitary, seven days of state mourning will be observed throughout India from July 28, 2015, to August 2, 2015, both days inclusive,” an official statement said however, all central government offices will remain open and no holiday has been declared. 

During the period of state mourning, the national flag will fly at half mast on all buildings throughout the country where it is flown regularly and there will be no official entertainment the date, time, and venue of the state funeral will be intimated later, it said. 

Kalam died after suffering a massive cardiac arrest during a lecture at the IIM Shillong on Monday.