Wednesday 26 August 2009

August 28 to be holiday in Punjab on account of Sri Chand anniversary


August 28 to be holiday in Punjab on account of Sri Chand anniversary
Punjab Newsline Network
Wednesday, 26 August 2009
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has decided to declare August 28, 2009 (Friday) as gazetted holiday on the birth anniversary of Baba Sri Chand Ji instead of September 9, 2009 (Wednesday) as announced earlier.
According to a spokesman of the Chief Minister's office the decision to this effect had been taken by the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal after considering a representation made by the decedents and the followers of Baba Sri Chand Ji to observe August 28 as birth anniversary of Baba Sri Chand Ji instead of September 09. The spokesman further informed that all the Govt. Offices, Educational Institutions, Corporations and boards throughout the State would remain close on August 28, 2009

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