Source:Government of Telangana (Hyderabad)
Posted: Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Most recent follow-up news item: November 21, 2020
Earlier this morning, the Government of India's State of Telangana issued the G.O.Rt.No. 1539, which declares Wednesday and Thursday, October 14-15, 2020, as public holidays in Telangana "due to unprecedented incessant rains for the last 12 hours and imminent forecast of heavy rains in Telangana State".
The announcement of Wednesday and Thursday, October 14-15, 2020, as public holidays in Telangana ("The Government hereby declare holidays on 14th and 15th October 2020 to all Government Offices, private institutions; including Banks and Financial Institutions under Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, due to unprecedented incessant rains for the last 12 hours and imminent forecast of heavy rains in Telangana State, except for the staff and offices engaged in relief and emergency services."), further amends the "Holidays- General Holidays and Optional Holidays for the year 2020 – Notified" (G.O.Rt.No. 3022 dated 21.11.2019), which officially listed the annual non-working public holidays to be observed in the Indian State of Telangana for the calendar year 2020 (2019-11-22).
In March (2020-03-09), the date of the 2020 Dussehra public holiday in Telangana, was moved from October 25 to October 26, 2020.
Later that same month (2020-03-21), the lockdown period was officially declared as a period of public holidays by the Labour, Employment, Training and Factories Department of the Government of India's State of Telangana.
More recently, the promotion of the Dussera restricted holiday to the status of a general public holiday in the Indian State of Telangana in 2020, was repealed (2020-05-16), and, earlier this month (2020-10-06), a public holiday was declared in Telangana, on Friday, October 9, 2020, the date of the MLC election day, by the Election Commission of India.
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