Telangana to change holiday calendar

Telangana-calanderThe Telangana government has decided to give more priority to festivals that are celebrated in the new state. The state reviews the holiday calendar by giving more priority to state festivals.

The state has decreased the holidays for Sankranti and increased the number of holidays for Dasara.

K Chandrasekhara Rao, Chief Minister of Telangana said, “Our festivals were not given importance in the undivided State. It is time we revisit the holiday schedule and give prominence to our very own”.

Meanwhile, the state has announced holidays to the educational institutions from September 24 till October 5. The institutions will re-open on October 6.

Medaram Jathara

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