Source:Government of West Bengal (Kolkata)
Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2017 Updated: Friday, November 1, 2019
The Chief Minister of the Government of India's state of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, has announced that Buddha Purnima would be a non-working public holidays in India's state of West Bengal.
The aforementioned declaration of Buddha Purnima as a non-working public holiday in India's state of West Bengal ("In partial modification of this Department Notification No. 5606-F[P2] dated 27.10.2016 the Governor is pleased to declare (1) 10th May, 2017 (Wednesday), as a holiday on account of ‘BUDDHA PURNIMA’, for State Government Offices, Local Bodies, Boards, Corporations and Undertakings controlled or owned by State Government, Educational Institutions etc. all over the State with the exception of the Offices of the Registrar of Assurances, Kolkata and the Collector of the Stamp Revenue, Kolkata.") thus amends the previously-released list of West Bengal non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2017 (2016-11-01).
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