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Jammu and Kashmir 2017 Public Holidays Amended

Source: Government of Jammu and Kashmir (Srinigar)
Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017
Most recent follow-up news item: December 25, 2020


The Government of India's state of Jammu and Kashmir has issued the Government Order No: 520-GAD of 2017 which amends its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Jammu and Kashmir for the upcoming calendar year 2017.

The Government Order No: 520-GAD of 2017 amends the annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's state of Jammu and Kashmir for the upcoming calendar year 2017, as released last autumn (2016-12-11), by changing the date of the upcoming Mairaj-ul-Alam (The Prophet's Ascension) annual public holiday of India's state of Jammu and Kashmir ("In partial modification of Government Order No: 1345-GAD of 2016 dated: 19-12-2016, the holiday on account of Shab-e-Mairaj shall be observed on 25 April 2017 (Tuesday), instead of 24 April 2017 (Monday) in the government offices and educational institutions of the State").



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