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Change in muharram Holiday from 14th November to 15th November

As per the official press release announcement from central government on muharram holiday, all Central Government Administrative Offices located at Delhi/New Delhi shall remain closed on 15th November, 2013 on account of Muharram (in place of 14th November, 2013).

After the Chief Kazi’s letter to the state government of tamilnadu, the officialls announced¬†that all state Government Administrative¬† Offices located at Tamilnadu shall remain closed on 15th November, 2013 on account of Muharram (in place of 14th November, 2013)

The change in muharram holiday 2013 will also applicable to the following states in india includes; Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, sikkim, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal. It is also applicable to the following Union Territories includes; Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Lakshadweep, Delhi and Puducherry (Pondicherry)

Earlier in 2012, the holiday on the occasion of Muharram in 2013 was announced on Thursday the 14th November, 2013. It is because of sighting of the Moon.

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19 thoughts on “Change in muharram Holiday from 14th November to 15th November

    1. i thought for all central govt employee working in chennai, 15th November, 2013 will be holiday on occasion of Muharram festival.

    1. Since, there is no official announcement made by any university / educational institutes / colleges on Muharram holiday.

      if anybody know about leave or exam date change due to Muharram, update here. it will be very useful to others.

    1. Dear Balu,

      All UG/PG Examinations of the Affiliated Colleges of the University scheduled for
      15/11/2013 (Friday) are postponed to 30/11/2013 (Saturday).
      PG (MBA / MCA / M.Sc.(5years) / B.Sc.) Examinations scheduled for
      30/11/2013 (Saturday) are postponed to later dates and the revised dates will be
      announced shortly along with Changes and Additions to PG Timetable.

  1. whether state govt office viz sub registrar office at Bangalore, Karnataka is working on
    15th November. ( as per the list of holidays, 14th nov is declared as holiday due to

  2. 15th November 2013, Muharram Holiday, But Vibgyor High School is open on 15th Nov.
    Please take action against the school, Why they are open. Its clearly violation. and against the govt. and sspecially muslim community.

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