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TN declares January 17 as holiday for educational institutions, govt staff

- January 12, 2022

Chennai, Jan 12 (BPNS)

Tamil Nadu Government has announced January 17th as a holiday for government offices and educational institutions. The offices and educational institutions will have to work on January 29, Saturday as a compensatory working day.

The government issued the order on Tuesday evening and came in the wake of representations and petitions from employee unions seeking a holiday on Monday, January 17th.

January 18th is already a government holiday in state due to the Thaipoosam festival and with January 16th Sunday a total lockdown, the state will not function till coming Wednesday.