Chennai, Jul 29: With the Tamil Nadu government declaring a public holiday on July 30 due to the funeral of former President A P J Abdul Kalam, the Labour department today asked all industrial establishments to declare a holiday tomorrow. (Read:  Abdul Kalam’s death: Tamil Nadu to observe mourning for a week) Also Read - Tamil Nadu to Promote Class 9, 10 & 11 Students Without Exams | Here's How Students Will be Assessed

A release from the office of Commissioner of Labour recalled that the government had already declared a public holiday on July 30 “as a mark of respect” to the late Kalam. Also Read - People Happy As Congress Rule Ended, Says PM Modi in Poll-Bound Puducherry

“In continuation to this, all industrial establishments shall declare a holiday on July 30, 2015 under Negotiable Instruments Act 1881,” it said. The funeral of the former President will take place in Rameswaram at 11 AM tomorrow with full military honours. Also Read - Video: Elephant Beaten Mercilessly by Mahouts in Tamil Nadu While it Cries in Pain, Sparks Outrage | Watch