The AAP government on Monday declared that from now on Chhath Puja will be observed as a gazetted holiday.
A senior Delhi government official said the decision had been taken in line with an unofficial representation from more than a dozen Poorvanchali MLAs in Assembly.
All government offices will be shut on November 17.
As part of its efforts towards cleaning the river and promoting tourism, the Delhi government will hold its first-ever Yamuna Aarti at Kudesia Ghat on November 13. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will be the chief guest of the event.
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|Comp.No:egaz(2015)/81/68||6/11/2015||GAD||Govt. of NCT of Delhi declares 17.11.2015 as holiday on account of Chhath Puja|