Former Chief Minister of Haryana Hukam Singh died on 26 February 2015 at a private hospital in Gurgaon. He was 89.
Singh was Chief Minister of Haryana for 248 days in 1990-91 as member of Janata Dal. He was elected MLA thrice from Charkhi Dadri in Bhiwani district before 1990.
To condole, the death of Singh, state government declared a holiday in all state government offices and educational institutions on 27 February 2015. The holiday was announced under Section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act 1881.
The government also declared a three-day State mourning from 26 February to 28 February 2015.
Where: In Gurgaon
What: Died at the age of 89
When: 26 February 2015