West Bengal Declares Viswakarma Puja Public Holiday
Source:Government of West Bengal (Kolkata)
Posted: Thursday, September 12, 2019
Most recent follow-up news item: November 6, 2020
The State Government of India's state of West Bengal has issued the government order No. 5266 - F(P2)/FA/0/2M/130/14(NB) [Pt] declaring a half-day non-working public holiday on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, on the occasion of Viswakarma Puja.
The aforementioned announcement ("On occasion of VISWAKARMA PUJA which falls on 18th September (Wednesday) this year, the Governor has been pleased to declare that all State Government offices, Urban and Rural Bodies, Corporations, Undertakings, Educational institutions and other offices / institutions under the control of the Government of West Bengal with the exception of the Offices of the Registrar of Assurances, Kolkata, the Collector of Stamp Revenue, Kolkata and the West Bengal State Beverages Corporation Ltd. shall be closed at 2:00 P.M on that day.") of a non-working public holiday on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, on the occasion of Viswakarma Puja, thus further amends (2019-09-02) the previously-released list of West Bengal non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2019 (2018-11-06), as announced in the Government Notice No. No. 6812 - F(P2) Dated, 5th November, 2018.
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