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Puducherry Mulls New Public Holiday

Source: Government of Puducherry (Saram)
Posted: Saturday, November 30, 2013
Most recent follow-up news item: August 15, 2014

The Government of India's Union Territory of Puducherry has constituted a nine-member committee to make recommendations to the Puducherry state government on the advisability of declaring November 1st as a new annual non-working public holiday in India's Union Territory of Puducherry.

The committee's report, due within 3 months, would advise if November 1st should be declared as a new annual non-working public holiday, the Independence Day of Puducherry, to commemorate November 1, 1954 when all then French establishments (Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam) were to be merged with Indian Union.

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