Sindh observes public holiday to celebrate Holi

SINDH: KARACHI (Web Desk / AFP) – Sindh province is observing a public holiday to celebrate Holi today (Thursday), the first time the Hindu “festival of colours” is being officially marked in the overwhelmingly Muslim country.

The move comes days after the federal parliament passed a non-binding resolution that called for the country to observe Hindu and Christian holidays.

A government circular that was tweeted by Bakhtawar Bhutto-Zardari, daughter of the ex-president Asif Ali Zardari, added that all government bodies except essential services would be off for the day.

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