Haryana Government Declares a Day of State Mourning on the Demise of Member of Parliament Shri Ratan Lal Kataria
In a somber announcement, the Haryana Government has declared a day of state mourning following the untimely demise of Member of Parliament Shri Ratan Lal Kataria. The Chief Secretary, Shri Sanjeev Kaushal, issued orders today stating that the national flag will be flown at half-mast across all government institutions as a mark of respect. Furthermore, no official cultural programs or events will be held as per the directives.
The news of Shri Ratan Lal Kataria’s passing has left the state of Haryana in deep sorrow. A highly respected and dedicated leader, Shri Kataria served as a Member of Parliament, representing the aspirations and concerns of the people. His demise has created a void in the political landscape of the region.
The decision to observe a day of state mourning is a heartfelt tribute to Shri Ratan Lal Kataria’s invaluable contributions to the welfare of Haryana and the nation as a whole. It is a solemn occasion for all citizens to pay their respects and reflect upon the achievements and virtues of the departed leader.
During this day of mourning, the national flag will be hoisted at government offices, institutions, and other public places, with it being lowered to half-mast as a symbol of mourning. This gesture signifies the collective grief felt by the state and its people at the loss of such an esteemed public representative.
In adherence to the orders issued by the Chief Secretary, Shri Sanjeev Kaushal, all government institutions, including educational establishments, will observe the day with solemnity and respect. The staff members are expected to participate in the observance of the day’s mourning.
Additionally, in honor of Shri Ratan Lal Kataria’s memory, no official cultural programs or events will take place during this period. This gesture serves as a mark of tribute and remembrance, underscoring the profound impact of his work and the void left by his passing.
Shri Ratan Lal Kataria’s contributions as a Member of Parliament will be cherished and remembered for years to come. His unwavering dedication and service to the people of Haryana have left an indelible mark on the state’s political landscape. As the state observes this day of mourning, it is an opportunity for all to reflect on his achievements and the values he stood for.
The Haryana Government urges all citizens to join in mourning the loss of this distinguished leader and to remember his contributions in shaping the state’s progress. May Shri Ratan Lal Kataria’s soul rest in peace, and may his legacy continue to inspire generations to come.