Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal approves the proposal to declare public holiday from 8 to 10 September in Delhi, in view of the G20 summit. All schools, govt offices including MCD offices will be closed on these dates.
In light of the G20 summit, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has given his nod to the proposal for a public holiday from September 8th to 10th. On these days, all educational institutions and government offices, including MCD offices, will remain shut.
During these three days, all schools, city government offices, Municipal Corporation of Delhi offices, and private offices will be closed.
As per the chief minister’s approved proposal, from September 8th to 10th, all commercial enterprises, business establishments, banks, and financial institutions within the New Delhi police district’s jurisdiction will also observe closure.
An official informed PTI that the file regarding the police proposal was sent to Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar, who then forwarded it to the Delhi chief minister for approval. Following the chief minister’s endorsement, it will be submitted for the Lieutenant Governor’s consent.
On August 18th, Special Police Commissioner Madhup Tiwari of the Delhi Police penned a letter to the chief secretary. In this letter, he recommended that the government proclaim a public holiday from September 8th to 10th and provide directives for the closure of businesses primarily located in the New Delhi region, in anticipation of the G20 Summit.