PM Modi to visit Mumbai to pay last respects to Lata Mangeshkar

Mangeshkar, 92, died at a Mumbai hospital on Sunday morning

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Mumbai later in the day to pay his last respects to legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar.

Mangeshkar, 92, died at a Mumbai hospital on Sunday morning.

“Will be leaving for Mumbai in some time to pay my last respects to Lata Didi,” Modi tweeted. A two-day state of mourning will be observed on the demise of the legendary singer on February 6 and 7. The national flag will fly at half-mast on Sunday and Monday throughout India and a state funeral will be accorded to her.

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