'Public holiday on February 7 to mourn demise of Lata Mangeshkar,' declares Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray

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Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar breathed her last at the age of 92 at Mumbai's Breach Candy hospital this morning after suffering from multi-organ failure and chest congestion. She was in the hospital for almost a month post contracting COVID-19 and pneumonia. Government sources informed that there will be a two-day state mourning in memory of the legendary singer.

Now, the Chief Minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray has declared a public holiday in the state on February 7 to mourn Lata Didi's demise. The CM tweeted, "The state government has declared a public holiday in the state on Monday, February 7, 2022, to mourn the demise of Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar."

 

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending Lata Didi's funeral this evening at Shivaji Park.

(Source: Twitter)

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