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Mizoram 2021 Public Holidays Announced

Source: Mizoram General Administration Department (Aizawl)
Posted: Thursday, October 22, 2020
Most recent follow-up news item: February 5, 2021

The Governor of India's State of Mizoram has released the Notification No.3855/2020-2021, containing the list of 2021 public holidays, government holidays, and restricted holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2021 ("The Competent Authority is pleased to declare the following days as public holidays for the Calendar Year 2021.").

The list of 2021 Mizoram public holidays, contains 25 public holidays, and, as usual (2019-09-16, 2018-10-29, 2017-10-17, 2016-09-23, 2015-09-01 and 2012-09-02), reflects the Christian majority influence in the state. This number of public holidays had been increasing every year for 4 years, until last year.

The notification also contains 33 restricted holidays ("The Competent Authority is further pleased to allow each employee to avail any 2 (two) holidays to be chosen by him/her out of the list mentioned below. Permission to avail these holidays should be applied for in writing in advance and normally be granted by the superior oficer competent to grant casual leave except when the presence of the individual employee is considered necessary in exigencies of Government work.").

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