12 BJD MP-Elects Meet Naveen
12 BJD MP-Elects Meet Naveen

National Mourning Declared For Parrikar

17 March 2019


New Delhi: The Centre has announced national mourning on Monday following the death of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and declared that the national flag will fly half mast across the country.

A state funeral will be also be accorded to Parrikar, who was also a former Defence Minister, the Union Home Ministry announced soon after Parrikar passed away at his private residence in Panaji on Sunday evening after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer.

A meeting of the Union Cabinet has also been called at 10 a.m. on Monday.