Telangana Government Announces Holiday for Maha Shivratri

The Telangana government has officially declared a holiday for Maha Shivratri, a significant Hindu festival celebrated nationwide. This year, the holiday falls on March 8th.

Schools in Telangana to Also Observe Maha Shivratri Holiday

In addition to government offices, schools across Telangana will be closed on the upcoming Friday in observance of Maha Shivratri. The holiday conveniently aligns with the following weekend, with schools reopening on Monday.

March Festivity Schedule in Telangana

March holds further festive holidays in Telangana, with March 25th and 29th marked for Holi and Good Friday respectively.

About Maha Shivratri

Maha Shivratri, or “The Great Night of Shiva,” is a revered Hindu festival dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is celebrated with fervor and devotion across India, with devotees flocking to Lord Shiva temples to pay homage. The festival holds special significance as it is believed that Lord Shiva performs the divine dance, “Tandava Nrutya,” on this auspicious day.

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