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Bengaluru, Nov 12: The Karnataka government has declared a three- day state mourning till November 14 as a mark of respect to Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar, who died in the early hours of Monday. A government notification said, during state mourning there would be no official programmes. The national flag would fly at half mast atop all government buildings, it said.

Senior politicians across political parties paid their last respect to the departed soul. The mortal remains have been kept at the leader's residence in Bengaluru. Tomorrow, thebody will be shifted to National College Ground in Jayanagar.

Ananth Kumar's journey from state to national politics

Former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah

Former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah

Former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah comes out after paying his last respects to Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar in Bengaluru, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. Kumar, 59, passed away in Bengaluru early Monday morning after battling lung cancer for several months. (PTI Photo

People pays their last respects

People pays their last respects

People pays their last respects to Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar in Bengaluru, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. Kumar, 59, passed away in Bengaluru early Monday morning after battling lung cancer for several months. (PTI Photo

 Sudha Murthy

Sudha Murthy

Infosys Foundation Chairperson Sudha Murthy consoles Tejaswini Ananth Kumar, wife of Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar, after paying her last respects to him, in Bengaluru, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.

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 Ananth Kumar's residence

Ananth Kumar's residence

People pays their last respects to Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar in Bengaluru, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. Kumar, 59, passed away in Bengaluru early Monday morning after battling lung cancer for several months. (PTI Photo

 BS Yeduyurappa

BS Yeduyurappa

Karnataka BJP President B S Yeduyurappa pays his last respects to Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar in Bengaluru, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. PTI photo

 Amit Shah pays his last

Amit Shah pays his last

BJP President Amit Shah pays his last respects to Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar at the party office in New Delhi, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. PTI photo

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