Centre declares Eid holiday on August 22

The government today announced that all Central Government Administrative Offices located in the national capital will remain closed on Wednesday instead of Thursday on account of Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid).

The decision was taken on the basis of the report of  Ruiyat Hilal (moon deciding Committee) headed by Syed Ahmed Bukhari, Shahi Imam, Jama Masjid, Delhi which intimated that witnesses of the sighting of the moon have been received from different cities of India.

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