Hyderabad: The Telangana government has declared holidays for Christmas, a festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, and Boxing Day, the second day of Christmastide. The Christmas holiday is also applicable for schools in Hyderabad and other districts of Telangana
According to the Telangana State Portal Calendar for 2023, the holidays for Christmas and Boxing Day will be observed on December 25 and 26, respectively. These days have been listed under ‘General Holidays.’
Christmas holidays for schools in Hyderabad, other districts
Schools in Hyderabad and other districts of Telangana will also observe holidays on Christmas and Boxing Day.
In the case of missionary schools, there will be a vacation of five days from December 22 to 26.
In December, schools will remain closed for at least seven days, as apart from Christmas and Boxing Day, there are five Sundays in the month.
Banks in Hyderabad to remain shut on December 25
On December 25, banks will also remain closed on account of the Christmas holiday.
Not only government banks, but private and other types of banks will also remain closed on the day.
The holiday has been declared under the ‘Holiday under Negotiable Instruments Act’ by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).