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Chandigarh Moves Muharram Public Holiday To August 20

Source: Government of Chandigarh (Chandigarh)
Posted: Wednesday, August 18, 2021

The Government of India's Union Territory of Chandigarh has issued a vide notification which declares Friday, August 20, 2021, as a restricted holiday in the Union Territory of Chandigarh, on account of Muharram.

As per the aforementioned notification "in partial modification of the administration’s earlier order, August 20, Friday, will now be observed as a restricted holiday in all government offices / boards / corporations / institutions, including industrial establishments, under the Chandigarh administration on account of Muharram, instead of the restricted holiday already declared for August 19, Thursday".

The move of the Thursday, August 19, 2021, restricted holiday, further amends (2021-06-23, 2021-06-12, 2021-04-08 and 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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