Delhi Moves NCT Muharram Public Holiday To August 20
Source:Government of Delhi NCT (New Delhi)
Posted: Wednesday, August 18, 2021
The general administration department of the Government of India's Delhi NCT (National Capital Territory) has announced that the date of the upcoming Muharram public holiday, which was previously set as Thursday, August 19, 2021, had now been changed to Friday, August 20, 2021.
The aforementioned declaration of a public holiday on Friday, August 20, 2021, instead of Thursday, August 19, 2021, reads "Government of India, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension, has revised the holiday on account of Muharram from Thursday to Friday. Accordingly, holiday on account of Muharram is declared on Friday (August 20, 2021) for all government offices under Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi.".
The Delhi NCT observance of the 2021 Muharram public holiday on Friday, August 20, 2021, thus amends the DOPT Order No. F. 53/401/GAD/CN/2020/3376-3424 containing the list of annual public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed as holidays in all Government offices of the National Capital Territory of Delhi during the year 2021 (Saka Era 1942-43), as released last autumn (2020-11-11).
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