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Holiday in Punjab's schools, colleges today

HT Correspondent , Hindustan Times  Chandigarh, October 17, 2013
First Published: 22:20 IST(17/10/2013) | Last Updated: 00:03 IST(18/10/2013)

The Punjab government has declared a holiday on Friday in all government and private-aided schools and colleges of the state on the occasion of Valmiki Jayanti.

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Meanwhile, chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday greeted the people of Punjab on Valmiki Jayanti. Badal said Valmiki, the creator of Ramayana, was a great exponent of Indian culture and civilisation. Deputy chief minister Sukhbir Badal also felicitated the people on the occasion.

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