Lee Kuan's demise: Modi Govt declares national mourning on Mar 29, PM to attend funeral

New Delhi, Mar 26: Government has declared national mourning on Sunday as mark of respect to the former Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew.

former Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew

National flag will be flown at half-mast throughout the country and there will be no official entertainment on Sunday, -- Lee's funeral day, an official statement said.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending the funeral of Lee.

91-year-old Lee, Singapore's founding father who dominated the country's politics for more than half a century, died of severe pneumonia on March 23.


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