Manohar Parrikar, four-time Goa chief minister and former defence minister, passed away on Sunday evening after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer. He died at his private residencenear Panaji on Sunday. He was 63.
The Centre announced a national mourning on Monday, declaring that the National Flag will fly at half-mast across the country.
The funeral procession will be taken from Kala Academy, Panjim, at four in the evening and last rites will be performed at five in the evening at Miramar.