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Nagaland declares seven-day mourning

By EMN Updated: Aug 17, 2018 12:39 am

Dimapur, Aug. 16 (EMN): The government of Nagaland has announced a seven-day period of mourning, from August 16 to the 22nd, as a mark of respect to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee who passed away on Thursday.

According to a DIPR report, all government offices, educational institutions, both government and private, will remain closed on August 17. “The national flag would be flown at half-mast for seven days and there will be no official entertainment during the period of the state mourning,” the report read.

ANCSU keeps agitation on hold
The All Nagaland College Students’ Union (ANCSU) has kept in abeyance its proposed agitation in view of the seven days of mourning declared by the Nagaland government following the death of Atal Bihari Vajpayee. This was informed thorough a press release on Thursday.

By EMN Updated: Aug 17, 2018 12:39:07 am
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