Bangladesh observing mourning day in honour of Pranab Mukherjee
The nation is observing a one-day state of mourning today in honour of former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee.
All government, semi-government, autonomous and private institutions and Bangladesh missions abroad kept the national flag at half-mast in observance of the mourning day.
Mukherjee, the former Indian president, died on Monday at the age of 84, weeks after his brain surgery.
The government of India and many states have announced seven-day official mourning.