Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa Died :The Tamil Nadu government late night announced a seven-day State Mourning from Tuesday in view of the demise of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. During the period, the national flag will be flown at half-mast. In a notification, Chief Secretary P Rama Mohana Rao said No entertainment will also be held during this period.
Seven days mourn announces in the state
“The government of Tamil Nadu announces with profound regret, the demise of Selvi J Jayalalithaa, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu at 11.30 PM on Monday, Dec 5, 2016.
State Mourning will be observed for seven days from 6.12.16, during which period the national flag on all government buildings will be flown at half-mast. No official entertainment will also be held during this period,” it said.
Puducherry also announced holiday
The government also declared a three-day holiday for all educational institutions in the state. The neighboring union territory of Puducherry announced a holiday for all government offices and educational institutions tomorrow as a mark of respect to Jayalalithaa.