Delhi government announces holiday on Chhath Puja
Chhath puja is celebrated on the sixth day after Diwali and is dedicated to the Sun God.
The Delhi government on Monday declared a public holiday on the occasion of Chhath puja on October 26, a government official said.
“Offices will remain closed on October 26 to mark Chhath puja. A notification in this connection will be issued very soon,” the official said, adding that the Aam Aadmi Party government was the first to announce a public holiday on Chhath puja when it came to power in 2015.