MPs get four-day weekend on Holi

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New Delhi, Feb 28: Parliamentarians will have a four-day weekend on Holi beginning March 5.

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan announced a holiday March 5 (Thursday) saying the proceedings listed for the day will not take place. Holi will be celebrated March 6, a Friday.

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Shortly after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley completed the presentation of the budget for the year 2015-16, Mahajan said she received a number of requests from the members seeking that March 5 be declared a holiday.

IANS

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