Suresh Angadi demise: Tricolour to fly half-mast on government buildings

Suresh Angadi demise: Tricolour to fly half-mast on government buildings

The national flag will be flown at half mast on Thursday at all the government buildings in Delhi on the death of Union Minister of State for Railway Suresh Angadi. General

Angadi was undergoing treatment here at AIIMS after being detected with COVID-19. The Ministry of Home Affairs made the announcement soon after it was declared that Angadi passed away during his treatment. He was 65.

The 65-year-old leader was admitted to AIIMS on September 11 after testing positive for Covid-19, ahead of the commencement of the Monsoon Session of the Parliament.

He was undergoing treatment under Neeraj Nischal in the trauma centre of the apex medical institute. He breathed his last at 8 p.m. and is survived by his wife and two daughters.

"Due to the sad demise of Suresh Angadi, Minister of State for Railways, it has been decided that the national flag will be flown half mast on 24 September, 2020 in all Government offices in Delhi where it is usually flown," the MHA said.

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