“To commemorate the birth anniversary of Maharaja Hari Singh ji, 23rd of September every year shall be observed as a holiday in government offices and educational institutions across the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir under the Negotiable Instruments Act 1881,” read the notification issued by the General Administration department reads.
Jammu and Kashmir administration notifies Maharaja Hari Singh’s birth anniversary on September 23 as a holiday across the Union territory pic.twitter.com/Qf1AZBPrSJ
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Last week, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha had announced the decision to observe the birthday of the last Dogra ruler of J&K as a public holiday. ALSO WATCH- Bharat Jodo Yatra: Rahul Gandhi engages in snake boat race in Kerala