Raipur. State mourning has been declared in Chhattisgarh on the demise of Acharya Shri Vidyasagar Maharaj. The General Administration Department has issued an order in this regard. After which there will be no entertainment and cultural programs at the government level.

According to the order issued by the department, half-day state mourning has been declared on February 18. During this period, the national flag will be flown at half mast in government buildings.

CMO has also shared information in this regard. The Chief Minister’s Office has written on social media that – Acharya Vidyasagar Maharaj of the world famous Digambar Jain saint tradition, known as Vardhaman of the present, passed away today. Chhattisgarh government has observed half-day state mourning today in honor of the holy soul. During this period, the national flag will remain at half mast and no state functions/programs will be organised.

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