Government of India has declared seven days nationwide mourning on demise of former President of India late. Pranab Mukherjee. The mourning will be observed from 31st August to 6th September 2020. Following the instruction of the Government of India to declare this mourning, the General Administration Department of the State Government has also issued orders to observe this mourning in Gujarat.
Accordingly, the government buildings in the state on which the national flag is regularly hoisted will have to hoist the flag at half-mast during this nationwide mourning period. Not only that, no official celebration-entertainment events will be held during these days.