Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated day in the state on Thurs , the Nakhoda Masjid has declared. The state government, which had earlier declared Eid holiday on July 6, issued a notice on Tuesday , declaring a holiday under the NIA Act also on July 7.
While private offices quickly shifted their official Eid holiday to Thursday , there was utter confusion among parents of private schools over which day their child’s school would remain closed. Some like the Don Bosco schools, Modern High and Sushila Birla Girls’ decided to remain closed on both days.Others like the La Martiniere schools and Calcutta Girls’ put up notices on their websites in the evening declaring Thursday as Eid holiday . All government and government-aided schools, though, will be closed on both days.
The Calcutta University, Vidyasagar University and Rabindra Bharati University have postponed all examinations scheduled on Thursday