Durga Puja holiday on October 22
5 October 2015, Nirapad News: Government has declared October 22 as public holiday for upcoming Durga Puja, the largest religious festival of the country’s Hindu community.
A cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, made the decision on Monday.
Cabinet secretary Mohammad Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan informed the media after the meeting.
He said earlier the government set public holiday for Durga Puja on October 23 but later change it on October 22.
It was discussed in cabinet on the basis of it’s importance, he added.
Moreover, the cabinet gave final nod to the drafts of ‘Chittagong Medical University Law-2015’ and ‘Rajshahi Medical University Law-2015’.