Govt announces holiday for educational Institutions in Bhubaneswar


The Odisha government has declared holiday for schools and educational institutions on Tuesday for the inaugural event of the Mens Hockey World Cup 2018. A communication from the Chief Ministers Office said that schools and educational institutions in Bhubaneswar will remain closed on November 27, while educational institutions across the state will remain functional till 1.30 pm.

All government offices in the state, including those in Bhubaneswar, will also function till 1.30 pm, it said. This apart, all educational institutions and government offices in Cuttack will function till 1.30 pm on November 28 which will host the inaugural event on that date, the notification further read.

Meanwhile, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik met the captains of all 16 participating teams here on Monday and attended a photo session with them at Mukteshwar Temple.

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