One day holiday, three days mourning declared for Girish Karnad
Updated: June 10, 2019 14:10 IST
The state government declared a day’s holiday for all Schools, Colleges and Government officers in respect of the recently expired Girish Karnad, and also declared a three-day mourning period.
Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy tweets that the holiday and mourning period was declared, keeping in mind Karnad’s gift to the Kannada language and Culture.
He also said that a state ceremony will be accorded to Karnad.
As per the authorities, however, Schools, colleges and government offices are working as normal, as the government is yet to issue an official order in this regard.