Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
20-August-2018 13:33 IST
Change in Holiday on account of Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)
Central Government Administrative Offices located at Delhi/New Delhi to remain closed on 22.08.2018
On the basis of the report of Ruiyat Hilal (moon deciding Committee) headed by Shahi Imam, Jama Masjid, Delhi, Syed Ahmed Bukhari intimating that witnesses of sighting of moon have been received from different cities of India, it has been decided that all Central Government Administrative Offices located at Delhi/New Delhi shall remain closed on 22.08.2018 instead of 23.08.2018 on account of Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid).
The earlier release issued on 14.08.2018 stating that Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) will be celebrated on 23.08.2018 stands withdrawn.