Sindh Government declares holidays on November 9 and 13.
The announcement states that in observance of Iqbal Day, November 9 has been formally designated as a public holiday.
In addition, the Hindu community has declared November 13 to be a holiday in honor of Diwali.
According to today latest news available, all government offices, corporations, local councils, autonomous and semi-autonomous bodies, and government offices under the administrative control of the Sindh government will observe a holiday on Monday, the Hindu community’s “festival of lights.”
It’s worth noting that the federal government declared Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal’s 146th birthday a public holiday just last week. Iqbal is the nation’s most revered poet and philosopher.
The former prime minister, Shehbaz Sharif, decided to reinstate the public holiday on November 9 last year after it had been suspended for a number of years.