7 day State Mourning for Dr.Kalam’s demise – Central Govt Offices to remain open – no holiday announced
As a mark of respect to the departed dignitary Dr.A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former president of India, seven days of state mourning will be observed throughout India from July 27, 2015 to August 2, 2015.
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.
Source: Times of India