Source: News Bharati English20 Dec 2016 14:59:50

Dehradun, Dec 20: The Muslim employees in government establishments in Uttarakhand will now be given a 90-minute break for the Friday Namaz, the official sources said.

This decision was approved at the cabinet meeting held on Monday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Harish Rawat. The meeting decided to grant the special break to Muslim employees from 12.30 pm to 2.00 pm so that they can offer the Friday namaz.

The Congress government made other decisions like consent for a detailed project report for metro which has been given to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).

The state government also posed a penalty of Rs 2 crore and Rs 2.5 crore for PG doctors for violating bond of 5 years with the state for essential service.

The state goes to poll next year.