Public Holiday announced in Maharashtra to Mourn the death of Lata Mangeshkar

To mourn the death of iconic singer Lata Mangeshkar, the Maharashtra government has announced a public holiday on Monday. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s Office tweeted on Sunday. The state government has declared a public holiday in the state on Monday, February 7, 2022, to mourn the demise of Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar.

The Centre has already announced a two-day national mourning after the death of the legendary singer. During this period, the tricolour will fly at half-mast as a mark of respect for the Bharat Ratna-awardee who has mesmerised Indian audience for decades with her soulful voice. Besides, the Karnataka government has also announced a two-day mourning.

The Nightingale of India, the 92-year-old legendary singer died at Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai on Sunday morning. She was hospitalised last month after testing positive for COVID-19 and was also under treatment for pneumonia. Her funeral will be held this evening with full state honours.

Back to top button
Close
Close

Adblock Detected

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker