Ashura Holiday In J&K On Sunday: Govt


SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir government has said that the holiday on account of Ashura will be observed on Sunday instead of Saturday.

According to Government Order No.798-JK(GAD) of 2020 , “In partial modification of Government Order No. 251-JK(GAD) of 2019 dated 27.12.2019, and Government Order No. 252-JK(GAD) of 2019 dated 27.12.2019, it is hereby ordered that the holiday on account of ‘Ashura shall be observed on 30th August, 2020 (Sunday) instead of 29th August, 2020 (Saturday), in the Government Offices and educational institutions of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.”


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