2013 Deepavali falls on 2Nov; not 3Nov

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2013 Deepavali falls on 2Nov; not 3Nov

Postby tankee » Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:53 pm

The Hindu Advisory Board (HAB) advised that Deepavali will fall on 2 November (Saturday) instead of 3 November 2013 (Sunday).

The Ministry of Manpower said since Deepavali is no longer on 3 November, 4 November will not be a public holiday.

Instead, 2 November will be gazetted as a public holiday.

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Re: 2013 Deepavali falls on 2Nov; not 3Nov

Postby Nebbermind » Thu Apr 11, 2013 8:18 am

WT :censored: !

No more auto LWE!! :rant:

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Re: 2013 Deepavali falls on 2Nov; not 3Nov

Postby SAHM_TAN » Thu Apr 11, 2013 8:37 am

Tuition centres need to make changes too :evil:

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Re: 2013 Deepavali falls on 2Nov; not 3Nov

Postby lego » Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:35 am

What happens when a public holiday falls on Sat for school going children? Will the kids get a day off on Monday to replace the Sat holiday?

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Re: 2013 Deepavali falls on 2Nov; not 3Nov

Postby Nebbermind » Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:50 am

If the records is correct, last year's Vesak day was on a Sat and the following Mon was a school holiday.

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Re: 2013 Deepavali falls on 2Nov; not 3Nov

Postby limlim » Thu Apr 11, 2013 11:13 am

lego wrote:What happens when a public holiday falls on Sat for school going children? Will the kids get a day off on Monday to replace the Sat holiday?


The teachers will get a day off.. so probably the kids will be forced to take the day off too..

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Re: 2013 Deepavali falls on 2Nov; not 3Nov

Postby ChiefKiasu » Thu Apr 11, 2013 11:57 am

Nebbermind wrote:WT :censored: !

No more auto LWE!! :rant:


Lol. I'm sure many share your sentiments.

I wonder how these dates are set by the Hindu council. Do they observe the moon cycles?

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Re: 2013 Deepavali falls on 2Nov; not 3Nov

Postby pacetone » Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:04 pm

Just lost another public holiday. My company does not compensate PH that falls on saturday.

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Re: 2013 Deepavali falls on 2Nov; not 3Nov

Postby imwithchild » Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:28 pm

sigh there goes one public holiday...

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Re: 2013 Deepavali falls on 2Nov; not 3Nov

Postby limlim » Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:36 pm

Good for some.. flexible Off day instead of common "squeeze with everyone" holiday.. :evil:

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