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Declare Maharaja Hari Singh's birthday as state holiday: JKNPP

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

The National Panthers Party today demanded that the state declare a holiday on the birth anniversary of Maharaja Hari Singh like it observes on Shiekh Mohammad Abdullah's birthday.

today observed a holiday on the 112th birth anniversary of former chief minister Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah.

The state should announce September 23, the birthday of Maharaja Hari Singh, as a state holiday as it does on December 5, the birth anniversary of Abdullah, JKNPP Chairman Harsh Dev Singh said.

The JKNPP also demanded that the state declare a gazetted holiday on October 26 to commemorate 'Accession Day'.

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First Published: Tue, December 05 2017. 17:05 IST