Hyderabad, July 28 (IANS) The Telangana government has declared a holiday on Tuesday as a mark of respect to former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who died on Monday.
Chief Minister K.Chandrasekhar Rao directed Chief Secretary Rajiv Sharma to issue the order declaring Tuesday a holiday.
All government offices, educational institutions in Hyderabad and nine other districts of Telangana will remained closed.
The managements of private schools and colleges also declared a holiday as a mark of respect to the former president.