YSR funeral Arrangement
Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh YS Rajasekhara Reddy died in an air tragedy, his state funeral was on Friday, 4 September 2009. The national flag will be flown at half mast in Delhi and all state capitals for seven days; this was the state mourning, declared for the deceased leader.
For people to pay homage, YSR’s body was kept at the Lal Bahadur Stadium on Friday. For state funeral the body was taken to his native Pulivendula town in Kadapa district. To pay their last respects to YSR, popularly known as the ‘Lion of Kadapa’, several union ministers arrived in Hyderabad early Friday.