Govt offices in New Delhi area to close on Thursday
Government offices located in New Delhi's central area, including North Block and South Block, will be closed from 2:00pm on Thursday till 9:30am on Friday with the 'Run for Unity' set to be flagged off by Prime Minster Narendra Modi in Vijay Chowk, Delhi.
The event has been organised to mark Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary.
The buildings to be closed on Friday include South Block, North Block, Rail Bhawan, CSIR Building, Krishi Bhawan, Shastri Bhawan, National Archives and Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts, according to an official release.
National Media Centre, Shram Shakti Bhawan, Hutment (MOD Office), Dalhousie Road & on Krishna Menon Marg, DRDO Bhawan, Vayu Bhawan, Sena Bhawan, Udyog Bhawan, Nirman Bhawan, Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan (MEA office) and National Museum will also remain closed.
Other offices to close include Archaeological Survey of India Office, Vigyan Bhawan, Vigyan Bhawan Annexe, CCA, Ministry of Agriculture, 16-A, Akbar Road, Raksha Bhawan, National Stadium, Hyderabad House and Coast Guard HQ, Baroda House and National Gallery of Modern Art.
The buildings to be closed from 2:00pm on October 30 to 8:00am on October 31 include Transport Bhawan, RBI, Yojana Bhawan, Sardar Patel Bhawan, Nirvachan Sadan, Punjab National Bank Building, Patel Chowk, Akashwani Bhawan /AIR, Sansad Marg, Dak Bhawan ,Sanchar Bhawan, Jeevan Tara Building, Jeevan Deep Building, Jeevan Vihar Building and SBI Building.
The government offices located in Rashtrapati Bhawan and Parliament House would be closed from 10:00pm hours on October 30 to 9:30am hours on October 31, 2014.