Jayalalithaa funeral- Centre declares one day mourning
J. Jayalalithaa, the motherly figure of Tamilnadu , will be laid to rest at 4.30pm on Tuesday on the Marina beach. The central government on Tuesday has declared one day mourning as a mark of respect towards the departed leader . During this period, National Flag will be flown at half mast and no ceremonial functions will be organized on Tuesday. The 68- year-old Tamil Nadu chief minister, who was admitted to Chennai Hospitals due to health complications on September 22 , passed away on Monday at 11-30pm after she suffered a Cardiac arrest on Sunday evening.