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Jammu and Kashmir 2017 Public Holidays Amended Again

Source: Government of Jammu and Kashmir (Srinigar)
Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 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: 690-GAD of 2017 which further 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 ("In partial modification of Government order No. 1345-GAD of 2016 date 09-12-2016, the holiday on account of 'Mela Khir Bhawani' shall be observed on 2nd June, 2017 (Friday) instead of 1st June, 2017 (Thursday) in the government offices and education institutions in Kashmir Province").

Recall that, last month (2017-04-27), the Government of India's state of Jammu and Kashmir had already amended the annual list of the days which will are non-working public holidays in India's State of Jammu and Kashmir for the calendar year 2017, as released last autumn (2016-12-11), by issuing the Government Order No: 520-GAD of 2017 which amended the date of the 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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