Karunanidhi’s death: 1 day state mourning in Karnataka

Bengaluru: The Karnataka government has declared one day state mourning today as a mark of respect to departed DMK leader M Karunanidhi.

During this period, there would be no official programmes, a government notification said.

The national flag would fly at half mast atop all government buildings, it said. However, there would be no holiday for schools and colleges today, it said.

Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy is expected to leave for Chennai today morning to pay his last respects, sources at the Chief Minister’s office said.