The nation is observing a one-day national mourning today in respect to the memory of former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee.
Marking the day, the national flag has been hoisted half-mast at all government, semi-government and autonomous offices, educational institutions, and all government and non-government buildings and all missions abroad.
Special prayers will also be offered at the concerned places of worship across the country.
Bangladesh High Commission in India will hold a special condolence meeting today commemorating Pranab, the true friend of Bangladesh.
84-year-old Pranab Mukherjee breathed his last on Monday after fighting for life for 21 days at a hospital in New Delhi.
BDST: 1154 HRS, SEP 02, 2020