Muslim govt employees get special break for Friday prayers in Uttarakhand

A special 90-minute break will be given to the government employees from the Muslim community in Uttarakhand for Friday prayers, official sources said.

Dehradun: 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 yesterday, chaired by Chief Minister Harish Rawat, decided that a special break from 12:30 PM till 2:00 PM 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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