No fundamental right to public holiday: Bombay High Court

The High Court dismissed a petition seeking declaration of August 2 as a public holiday to celebrate 'Liberation Day' of the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
Bombay High Court and Dadra Nagar Haveli map
Bombay High Court and Dadra Nagar Haveli map

Declaring public holidays is a matter of government policy and nobody has a fundamental right to public holiday, the Bombay High Court recently observed while rejecting a petition to declare August 2 as a public holiday for celebrating the liberation/ independence of the Union Territory (UT) of Dadra & Nagar Haveli [Kishnabhai Nathubhai Ghutia & Anr. v. The Hon’ble Administrator Union Territory & Ors.]

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