Deepawali holiday on October 19

Hyderabad: The State government has declared October 19 as ‘General Holiday’ on account of Diwali festival. Earlier, the holiday was declared on October 18.

With ‘Naraka Chaturthi’ falling a day before Diwali i.e. on Wednesday, October 18, the State government has modified the earlier order and declared an ‘Optional Holiday’ on Wednesday. (NSS)