Manipur government says no holiday on Easter (Maktoob Media)

A Christian woman prays at a church in Manipur. Photo: Sahid Faris/Maktoob

By Maktoob Staff

The Manipur government has declared the Easter holiday as a working day, causing an outrage in the region.

“The Governor of Manipur is pleased to declare 30th (Saturday) and 31st (Sunday) March, 2024 as working days for all Government Offices, including Public Sector Undertakings/Corporations/Autonomous Bodles/Societies under the State Government of Manipur for smooth functioning of Offices in the last few days of the Financial Year (2023-24)”, Angom Heera Singh, Deputy Secretary (GAD), Government of Manipur stated in an order for the name of the governor.

The Indigenous Tribal Leaders Forum (ITLF), an umbrella body of tribal groups, said the order would hurt the sentiments of the Christian community.

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