Public Holiday for Milad-un-Nabi declared for State Government
Government of Tamilnadu issued G.O.Ms.No.962 dated 21.11.2017 regrading declaration of Public Holiday for Milad-un-Nabi declared on 02.12.2017 under Negotiable Instruments Act1881 and details as follows.
In the Government Order first read above, the Government ordered that Friday the 1st December 2017 as a Government Holiday for Milad-un-Nabi under Negotiable Instruments Act,1881.The Chief Kazi to Government of Tamilnadu in his letter 2nd read above has stated that the moon was not signed on 19.11.2017, and that the Milad-un-Nabi(Prophet Mohammed’s Birthday) will be celebrated on Saturday the 2nd December 2017 and not on Friday, the 1st December 2017 and requested to declare the public holiday on Saturday the 2nd December 2017.
The Government after careful consideration of the matter have decided to declare 2nd December 2017 as public holiday for Milad-un-Nabi instead of 1st December 2017 under Negotiable Instruments Act,1881.Accordingly the following notification will be published in an extra-ordinary Gazette dated 21.11.2017.
Under the Explanation to Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881(Central Act XXVI of 1881) read with Notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs No.20-25-26, Public -1 dated 8th June 1957 the Government of Tamilnadu hereby declares that Saturday the 2nd December 2017 would be a public holiday on account of Milad-un-Nabi instead of 1st December 2017 and requested to declare the n Saturday the 2nd December 2017.
3.The above Public Holiday notified shall also be applicable to all State Government Undertakings/Corporations /Boards etc.