Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday announced Janmashtami holiday on Friday in place of Thursday.
Principal Secretary General Administration Jitendra Kumar has issued an order in this regard. He has said that under the Negotiable Instrument Act the government had earlier declared Janmashtami holiday on August 18.
Kumar said that information has been received that Janmashtami will be celebrated on August 19 as per the Hindu Panchang. “Accordingly the previous order issued on October 20, 2021 stands amended.