08 Apr, 2013 8:54p.m.
The Government has declared April 14 as Closed Holiday for all Central Government Offices including industrial Establishments throughout India on account of the birthday of political leader Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. However the day falls on Sunday and hence may not benefit much of the central government employees
The holiday is also being notified in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.
Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, popularly also known as Babasaheb, was an Indian jurist, political leader, philosopher, anthropologist, historian, orator, economist, and editor. He was also the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of Indian Constitution
The order is given below
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances &Pensions
(Department of Personnel &Training)
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 8th April, 2013.
Subject: Declaration of Holiday on 14th. April, 2013- Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.
It has been decided to declare Sunday, the 14th April 2013, as a Closed Holiday on account of the birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, for all Central Government Offices including Industrial Establishments throughout India.
2. The above holiday is also being notified in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881(26 of 1881).
3. All Ministries/Departments of Government of India may bring the above decision to the notice of all concerned.
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India
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