Jaya to be accorded state funeral- Centre declares one day mourning
Chennai, Dec 6: The Central government on Tuesday has declared one day mourning, as a mark of respect to late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.
Meanwhile, Jayalalithaa will be accorded a state funeral. During this period, the National Flag will be flown at half-mast and no ceremonial functions will be organized.
The 68-year-old Jayalalithaa, who was in Apollo Hospital since September 22, suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday and died on Monday at 11.30 PM. Jayalalithaa's body was shifted to her residence at Poes Garden on Tuesday.
After performance of the last ceremonial rites as per tradition her body was shifted to Rajaji Hall for people to pay their last respects to the departed leader.