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Union Cabinet condoles Reddy's demise

india Updated: Sep 03, 2009 17:16 IST

The Union Cabinet on Thursday condoled the death of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy, who died in a helicopter crash, and decided to accord him a state funeral.

The national flag will fly at half mast here and at all state capitals today and tomorrow, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni told reporters after the meeting chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

She said all central and state government offices in Andhra Pradesh will remain closed tomorrow.

The Cabinet also observed a two-minute silence to mourn his death.