December 20, 2018 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Chandigarh: The Punjab Government has declared 12 holidays under Section 25 of The Negotiable Instrument Act 1881 for the calendar year 2019. Besides these 12 holidays, the Diwali festival, which will fall on 27 October, i.e. Sunday, is also a holiday.
Disclosing this, an official spokesperson said that holidays under Negotiable Instrument Act 1881 included 26th January as Republic Day, 19 February Birthday of Sri Guru Ravidas ji, 21 March Holi, 1 April Bank holiday (account closing day), 13 April Ram Navmi, 19 April Good Friday, 5 June Id-ul-Fitr, 15 August Independence Day, 2 October Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi ji, 8 October Dussehra, 12 November Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak ji and 25 December Christmas day.