A Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said the decision was taken on the advice of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Union Minister Sis Ram Ola passes away

Ola breathed his last at Medanta Medicity in Gurgaon on Sunday morning after a prolonged illness. The senior Congress leader is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter. His son Brijendra Singh Ola is a sitting MLA from Jhunjhunu.

President condoles demise of Sis Ram Ola

He was a member of the Rajasthan legislative assembly from 1957 to 1990, and a cabinet minister in the state government from 1980 to 1990.

Ola was awarded the Padma Shri in 1968 for his contribution to women and child development and education.

Parliament adjourned in homage to Sis Ram Ola

Both Houses of Parliament were on Monday adjourned for the day as a mark of respect for Union Labour Minister Sis Ram Ola, who died a day ago.

The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha adjourned after making obituary references to Ola.


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