WION Web Team New Delhi
Jul 21, 2019, 09.14 AM
A Tri-Service band performance scheduled to be held at India Gate on July 21 has been postponed by a day and now will be held on July 22, said Indian Army said on Saturday.
The Army postponed the performance due to the sudden demise of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.
Due to sad Demise of @SheilaDikshit, Tri Services Band Performance at India Gate on 21 July is being postponed to 22 July 19 at same time & venue. No change in Kargil Vijay Run on 21 July at 0600h from Vijay Chowk. Event dedicated to Kargil martyrs. https://t.co/Lfx3HYuTEU
"Due to sad Demise of @SheilaDikshit, Tri-Services Band Performance at India Gate on July 21 is being postponed to July 22 at same time and venue. No change in Kargil Vijay Run on July 21 at 0600h from Vijay Chowk. Event dedicated to Kargil martyrs," Indian Army said in a tweet.
The former Chief Minister passed away at the age of 81 due to cardiac arrest.
Delhi government has declared a two-day state mourning to condole Dikshit`s demise.
Delhi govt has decided to observe a two-day state mourning as a mark of respect in the memory of former Chief Minister and veteran leader Mrs Sheila Dikshit ji. She will be accorded a state funeral.