Rawalpindi - The city district government Rawalpindi (CDGR) has declared December 13 (today) a holiday in all the educational institutions in tehsil Rawalpindi on account of the Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA).

A notification issued here on Friday by District Coordination Officer (DCO) Sajid Zafar Dall said that the 20th of Safar, 1436, corresponding to December 13, 2014, will be a public holiday for all universities, schools and colleges, both governmental and private.

However, the educational institutions in all the other tehsils will remain open as per their schedules, the notification said.