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The Kamrup Metro district administration has declared November 5, 2021 as a local holiday in the district on the occasion of the Diwali festival.

Kamrup Metro deputy commissioner Biswajit Pegu on Wednesday issued an order in this regard.

The order said: “In exercise of delegation of power conferred by the Government notification no. GAG(A) 81/2016/637 dated 18/12/2020 and as per approval of General Administration Department vide letter no. GAG(A) 81/2016/766 dt. 03/11/2021, Local Holiday is hereby declared on 5th November, 2021 within the jurisdiction of Kamrup Metropolitan District on account of Diwall Festival.”

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According to the order, all the central, state government, semi-government offices, revenue courts, educational and financial institutions within the Kamrup Metro district of Assam will remain closed on November 5, 2021.

“All Central / State Government Offices, Semi Government Offices, Revenue Courts, Educational & financial Institutions within the District will remain closed on 5th November, 2021,” the order said.

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“This declaration is made under Section-25 of N.I. Act, 1881 (XXIV of 1881) read with the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs Notification No. 20/25/Pub-I dated 08/06/1957,” the order said.

The Kamrup Metro deputy commissioner in the order said all the guidelines/protocols relating to COV1D19 should be strictly followed during the celebration of the Diwali festival in the district.

Assam Diwali notice

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