Special Correspondent

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan Government has announced a two-day mourning in the State as a mark of respect to the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy who has died in a helicopter crash.

All the offices of the State Government will remain closed on Friday, the second day of the official mourning.

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, who had developed a personal rapport with his Andhra counterpart by sharing many aspects of administration, especially in the area of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, left for Hyderabad with his wife Sunita Gehlot by a regular flight on Thursday afternoon to take part in the funeral.