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Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 2021 Public Holidays Announced

Source: U.T. Administration of Dadra/Nagar Haveli And Daman/Diu (Silvassa)
Posted: Thursday, November 26, 2020


The Government of India's Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu has published the Government Order No. 11/01/96-06/GA/Holiday/IIl/2020-21/3930 containing its annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's Union Territory of Dadra/Nagar Haveli And Daman/Diu for the upcoming calendar year 2021 ("In exercise of the Powers conferred under Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act 1881 (26 of 1881), the Administrator of Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu is pleased to declare the holidays as specified in the Part-I, II and III appended to this Notification for the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu.").

As usual the aforementioned notification of the annual list of the days which will be non-working public holidays in India's Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu for the upcoming calendar year 2021, are contained in a Notification issued by the "By order and in the name of the Administrator of DNHDD". and divided into 3 annexures.

Annexure 1 "Indicates Holidays in the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu during the calendar year 2021, Saka 1942-43 which shall apply to all Government Offices/Semi Govt. Offices/Local Bodies/Commercial Banks in Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu." with the usual public holidays of Mahavir Jayanti and Raksha Bandhan not being notified due to their falling on a Sunday in 2021.

Annexure 2 "Indicates the list of Restricted Holidays out of which an employee is entitled to avail any two holidays".

Finally, Annexure 3 "Indicates Holidays under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 which apply to all the Industrial Establishments, Public Sector Undertakings and Commercial Banks operating in Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu. The Commercial Banks operating in Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu shall observe holidays declared by respective regional offices according to their norms. However, State Bank of India, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu in which Government transaction is being done, shall have to observe the holidays specified in the Part - I and the Government transaction / RBI chest will remain operative on other working days.".

The union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli was merged with the union territory of Daman and Diu on 26 January 2020, to form the new union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu.



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