Source:Government of Punjab (Chandigarh)
Posted: Saturday, November 3, 2018
Most recent follow-up news item: December 17, 2020
The Government of India's state of Punjab, has once again amended the list of of the days which are non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab for the calendar year 2018, this time by declaring, Thursday, November 8, 2018, as a non-working public holiday in India's state of Punjab, on account of Vishwakarma Diwas.
In the past 2 months (2018-10-08, 2018-09-17 and 2018-09-08), the Government of India's state of Punjab had declared September 10, September 19, and October 10, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab, while this past summer (2018-08-14, 2018-06-28 and 2018-06-16), Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh had already announced that June 28, June 29, and August 16, would be gazetted public holidays in India's state of Punjab, while, late last year (2017-12-30), less than a week after it announced the list of Punjab 2018 public holidays in its Notification No.6/7/2017-2PP3/S91 (2017-12-28), the Government of India's state of Punjab, facing widespread criticism by opposition parties and religious organizations, amended its list of the days which were to be non-working public holidays in India's state of Punjab for the upcoming calendar year 2018, by restoring 3 public holidays that had been moved to the restricted list of Punjab holidays for 2018: Maha Shivrarti, Vaisakhi, and the Martyrdom day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji.
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