New Delhi: The Jammu and Kashmir administration declared 23 September, the birthday of Maharaja Hari Singh, as an annual holiday in the union territory on Monday (September 19). The administration of the Union Territory issued an official notice declaring the birthday of Maharaja Hari Singh, the last ruler of the former princely state of Jammu and Kashmir, as an annual holiday.
“To commemorate the birth anniversary of Maharaja Hari Singh Ji, every year 23 September shall be observed as a holiday in Government Offices and Educational Institutions of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir under the Negotiable Instruments Act 1881,” read the notification issued by. Reads General Administration Department.
The Jammu and Kashmir administration has notified the birth anniversary of Maharaja Hari Singh on 23 September as a holiday for the entire Union Territory. pic.twitter.com/Qf1AZBPrSJ— ANI (@ANI) September 19, 2022
Last week, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha announced the decision to celebrate the birthday of the last Dogra ruler of Jammu and Kashmir as a public holiday. See also- India Jodi Yatra: Rahul Gandhi joins snake boat race in Kerala