Government holiday today

August 17, 2018 01:03 am | Updated 01:04 am IST - HYDERABAD

Telangana Government has declared holiday on Friday following the demise of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

In a release issued here tonight, the government said all educational institutions will be closed.

Meanwhile, the General Administration Department in a communication to all the Collectors and Superintendent of Police of all districts said that the Union Government has declared seven days of State mourning from August 16 to 22.

No entertainments

During this period, the national flag will be flown at half mast through out the country. There will be no official entertainment programmes during the period of mourning. The GAD release issued on behalf of the Chief Secretary directed the district administration to take necessary action.

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