Uttarakhand: Muslim government employees get special break for Friday prayers

A cabinet meeting on Saturday, chaired by Chief Minister Harish Rawat, decided that a special break from 12:30pm till 2:00pm will be given to the employees from the community, they said.

By: PTI | Dehradun | Published: December 18, 2016 5:26 pm

A special 90-minute break will be given to the government employees from the Muslim community in Uttarakhand for Friday prayers, official sources said. A cabinet meeting on Saturday, chaired by Chief Minister Harish Rawat, decided that a special break from 12:30pm till 2:00pm will be given to the employees from the community, they said.

The Congress government made other decisions like consent for a detailed project report for metro which has been given to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). The state government also posed a penalty of Rs 2 crore and Rs 2.5 crore for PG doctors for violating bond of 5 years with the state for essential service. The state goes to poll next year.

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