The national flag will fly half mast as the government announced two-day national mourning for Lata Mangeshkar who passed away in Mumbai due to post Covid-19 complications at the age of 92.
Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar shall be accorded a state funeral Sunday evening, officials said.
Lata's mortal remains shall be taken home in Prabhukunj Building, near the Breach Candy Hospital around 12.30 p.m. and kept there for a couple of hours for people to pay their last respects.
Later, it will be shifted to the Shivaji Park where the public can catch a final glimpse of her from 4-6 p.m.
Thereafter, around 6.30 p.m. she will be accorded a funeral with full state honours at the Dadar Crematorium adhering to all Covid protocols, said officials.
Earlier in the day, a spokesperson for the hospital said Lata Didi breathed her last at 8.12 a.m. due to post-Covid multi-organ failure after 28 days in the hospital.