Chandigarh Declares Ambedkar Public Holiday April 14
Source:Government of Chandigarh (Chandigarh)
Posted: Thursday, April 8, 2021
Most recent follow-up news item: August 18, 2021
The Government of India's Union Territory of Chandigarh has released the vide notification No.6/1/1-IH(I)-2021/5844, which declares Wednesday, April 14, 2021, as now a public holiday in the Union Territory of Chandigarh, on account of the birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.
The aforementioned announcement reads as follows: "In partial modification of this Administration’s Notification No. 6/1 / l-IH(I)-2020/13639-13647, dated 18.12.2020 regarding declaring of Public Holidays in the Union Territory of Chandigarh during the calendar year 2021, the 14th April, 2021 (Wednesday) will now be observed as Public Holiday in all the Government Offices/ Boards/ Corporations/ Institutions including Industrial Establishments under the Chandigarh Administration and also within the meaning of Section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881 on account of birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.".
The promotion of Wednesday, April 14, 2021, now as a public holiday on account of the birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, thus further amends (2021-02-25), the list of 2021 Chandigarh public holidays, as announced by the Government of India's Union Territory of Chandigarh, late last year (2020-12-18), in the Government Notification No. 6/l/l-IH(I)-2020/13639 ("List of Holidays in all Government Offices under the Chandigarh Administration, during the calendar year 2021").
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