Punjab declares holiday for Guru Granth Sahib installation Day
Chandigarh, Sep 8 : For the first time, the Punjab government has declared a holiday on September 10, the day when Sikh holy book, Guru Granth Sahib, was installed at the holiest of Sikh shrines 'Harmandir Sahib' (popularly known as Golden Temple).
All the offices of Punjab government, boards, corporations and educational institutions would remain closed on the occasion.
This holiday was earlier included in the state's list of restricted holidays.
The Sikhs consider Guru Granth Sahib as an eternal living guru.