Punjab

Punjab Government declares Gurpurab as a Holiday

September 08, 2018 11:49 PM

CHANDIGARH, SEPTEMBER 9: On the directive of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, the Punjab Government has declared a gazetted public holiday on the auspicious occasion of ‘First Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji’ (installation of Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji in Sri Harmandir Sahib in 1604) on September 10 (Monday).          

Disclosing this here, a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said that all the offices of Punjab Government, boards, corporations and educational institutions would remain closed on the occasion. This holiday was earlier included in the state’s list of restricted holidays.

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