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Karnataka declares holiday, 3-day mourning for Karnad

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

has declared a holiday for schools, colleges and government offices in the state on Monday and a three-day mourning till Wednesday, as a mark of respect to Jnanpith awardee, and noted Karnad, who died here earlier in the day, an said.

"The has declared holiday for all schools, colleges and offices for the day (Monday) and three-day mourning till June 12 as a mark of respect to Karnad," the of the told IANS.

The proposed Cabinet expansion on Wednesday is likely to be postponed to a later date due, he added.

Karnad, 81, died at his residence in the city centre earlier in the day due to multi-organ failure.

--IANS

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First Published: Mon, June 10 2019. 12:14 IST
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