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Delhi govt declares public holiday on Ravidas Jayanti tomorrow

An order issued by General Administration Department stated that Lt Governor of Government of NCT of Delhi has declared holiday in all offices of the government on account of the birth anniversary of Sant Ravidas.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: February 15, 2022 23:34 IST
Delhi govt declares public holiday on Ravidas Jayanti tomorrow
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Delhi govt declares public holiday on Ravidas Jayanti tomorrow

Highlights

  • The Delhi government on Tuesday declared a holiday on the occasion of Ravidas Jayanti on February 16
  • All offices of government will be closed on account of birth anniversary of Sant Ravidas.
  • Sant Ravidas was medieval period poet, reformer and considered one of members of Bhakti movement.

The Delhi government on Tuesday declared a holiday on the occasion of Ravidas Jayanti on February 16.

"Delhi government has declared government holiday on the occasion of Ravidas Jayanti on February 16. My umpteen tributes at the feet of Maharaj ji," Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said in a tweet in Hindi.

An order issued by General Administration Department stated that Lt Governor of Government of NCT of Delhi has declared holiday in all offices of the government on account of the birth anniversary of Sant Ravidas.

Sant Ravidas was a medieval period poet, reformer and considered one of the members of Bhakti movement. He spread the message against social division based on caste through his verses and teachings.

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