Jammu and Kashmir administration has removed Sheikh Abdullah's birth anniversary and Martyr's Day in the list of Government Holiday announced for next year but 26 October which is celebrated as 'Merger Day' She is ranked in this list.
According to the list released late Friday by GL Sharma, Deputy Secretary, General Administration Department, 27 government holidays will be celebrated in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir in 2020, which is one less than in 2019. <! –
In 2019, 28 government holidays were declared. An order stated that two government holidays – Martyr's Day celebrated on 13 July and Sheikh Abdullah's birth anniversary on 5 December – have been excluded from the list of holidays issued for 2020.
However, the 'merger day', celebrated on 26 October, is included in the list of these holidays as a holiday for the following year. Apart from these, there are 46 more holidays, including four in Kashmir region, three provincial holidays in Jammu, eight local holidays and four optional holidays. There were 47 such holidays in 2019.