Uttarakhand government has issued a public holiday on the occasion of Chhath Puja .
Uttarakhand government has issued a public holiday on the occasion of Chhath Puja .

Uttarakhand: Government declares public holiday on Chhath Puja

ANI | Updated: Nov 01, 2019 21:10 IST

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], Nov 1 (ANI): The Uttrakhand government declared a public holiday on November 2, on the occasion of Chhath Puja.
On the instructions of Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, all government and semi-government offices of the state will remain closed on November 2.
Chhath Puja, the festival dedicated to the Sun god, is celebrated on the sixth day Kartik month of Hindu calendar. Every year, the festival commences with paying oblation to the setting sun and concludes with the rising sun. (ANI)

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