Raipur: Expressing grief over former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Vidya Charan Shukla’s demise, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday declared a three-day mourning in the state.

VC Shukla succumbs to his injuries

Flags will fly at half-mast on all government buildings and no official function will be held during this period.

VC Shukla, who was being treated at Medanta Medicity in Gurgaon after sustaining severe wounds in Chhattisgarh Maoist attack, succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday. He was 84.

(JPN/Agencies)

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