Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday urged the state government employees to spend quality time with their family members on January 6 and 7 designated as “special holidays”. The state government had approved the decision to allow special leave for its employees so that they can spend quality time with their parents or in-laws.
Taking to Twitter, he said, “To uphold ancient Indian values, I urge Assam government employees to spend quality time with their parents/in-laws on January 6 and 7 designated as special holidays.”
“I request them to rededicate themselves to the cause of building a new Assam and new India with blessings of their parents,” he added.
The notification issued by the Assam government reads, “The Assam government is pleased to allow state government employees to avail casual leave on January 6 and 7, 2022, suffixing the two holidays, the 8th and 9th of January 2022, being the 2nd Saturday and Sunday, so as to enable them to spend the aforesaid days with their living parents and parents-in-law.”