The Uttarakhand government on Sunday declared a day of mourning after the death of former Uttar Pradesh Prime Minister Kalyan Singh.
Kalyan Singh, who had been ill for some time, died Saturday night at the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGI) in Lucknow. He was 89.
Uttarakhand will observe a one-day state mourning on Sunday over the death of the veteran BJP leader, Prime Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami told reporters.
Dhami described his death as an “irreparable loss” to the political world.