National holidays on Netaji, Tagore birth anniversaries: Mamata

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  1. LurkerBaba

    LurkerBaba Staff Administrator

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    Now Mamata wants national holidays on Netaji, Tagore birth anniversaries - Indian Express
     
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    sesha_maruthi27 Senior Member Senior Member

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    I am proud of Mamta didi as she is recognising the TRUE PATRIOTS OF INDIA.................

    I say that today I am proud to be an INDIAN as NETAJI is being recognised at least by one single C.M. in the country..................
     
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    She can certainly declare holiday in Bengal not for the whole of India. If we consider such requests then we have equal number of Freedom fighters from all parts of the country.
     
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    pmaitra Moderator Moderator

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    Mamata and her gimmics.

    If I were in charge, I'd make every single holiday a voluntary holiday. Every person will get 15 days of paid holidays in a year and they can use those days to celebrate whatever they want, including, the birthday of their pet dogs. I don't care. 15 days, that's it. Miss any other day, your salary gets cut.
     
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    KS Bye bye DFI Veteran Member

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    Looks good on paper..but arent we already the nation with most number of public holidays.

    I'm of the opinion there must be only five national holidays - Independence day, Republic Day, Gandhi Jayanthi, Dusshera and Deepavali since each one f these five is celebrated in almost all parts of the country.

    Everyother festival needs to be made state holiday where its the prerogative of the state to declare if they are holidays or not depending on the demograpics.

    No offence to anyone, but what is the point in Mahavir Jayanthi holiday, in say, TN as a national holiday when not even 0.5% of the population are Jains...Gujarat ,Maharashtra,MP and Rajasthan with significant Jain population can celebrate it...instead we can have one additional holiday on Pongal or any local festival... or continue working as usual.
     
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    Ray The Chairman Defence Professionals Moderator

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    Instead of adding on to holidays, it is time to cut down on the same.

    Only Republic Day and Independence Day should be holidays and others should be restricted holidays (with a upper limit per person) so that those who feel that they must celebrate the same can do so.
     
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    VIP Ultra Nationalist Senior Member

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    If our great freedom fighters were alive, than they would be suggesting of overtime for people rather a public holiday on their birthdays.
Public holidays should be on festivals only.
     
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    Such a system is already in place in public and private sector. Check the holiday list of public sector banks - the holidays will be slightly different for each state. In private sector, region wise the employees select 9 or 10 public holidays [which incudes Ind Day, Rep Day, Gandhi Jayanti] @ beginning of year and companies also give the choice of which festival you would like to take off.
     
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    she is just a vote gathering populist leader nothing else. she is more leftist than "left". u have another thread running where she is actually decinding wat people will read in public libraries. by doing that she has shown her true colours.

    in my honest opinion, no. of public holidays need to be reduced.
     
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    It will be very difficult to take back the benefits being enjoyed for the last 64 years by all section of the society.
     
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    Mamata should take premature retirement, for the benefit of the people.

    She will say anything to remain in news.
     
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    I actually support Mamata on this issue. Two of the greatest Indians must have National Holidays on their name.
     
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    These great men who worked so hard for the nation will be ashamed seeing their names are used to promote inefficiency. Declare holidays on birth anniversaries of all the freedom fighters...............365 holidays in a year.
     
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    Bro, Netaji's stature is way higher than Dumb Nehru and so called great Gandhi!! The Con-gress had made sure that the coming generations forget who 'real' freedom fighters were, and believe in such dubious characters who were in cohorts with the British won us independence.

    Even though this move is political, I support it. What is not political in this nation!
     
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    nitesh Mob Control Manager Stars and Ambassadors

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    Guys, why are getting in to this cheap publicity stunts, seriously public holidays should be lessened, and here we are trying to justify in increase of them. Pmaitra's idea is little too extreme, will not agree with it :D
     
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    netaji subash was a true patriot.he was indian national congress president twice.he was so influncal that despite ghandiji's strict opposition he win congress presidential election.only after his exit from congress nehuru rise
    rabindronath is the pride of all indian.rabindronath was first asian to win novel prize.rabindronath is our national poet.he writes our national anthome.rabindronath was a symbole of communal harmony.
     
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    maomao Veteran Hunter of Maleecha Senior Member

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    Yup there are so many useless Gandhi-Nehru Holidays......we can get rid of a few - to celebrate other more important Historical Figures!
     
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    This is getting ugly, because, we are comparing national figures. They were all great in their own right. So, let us please not say this person was better than the other. It's just doesn't look good.
     
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    The fake gandhis like sonia have ruined our country entirely by spreading corruption into the country and is destabilising the country inside out and still we the people of INDIA are under the foreign rule and many of our political representatives still lick the foot of sonia like the pet dogs did and do to the so called patriots and father of nation the nehru and the gandhi.........

    Shame shame on us. We have to either drive out these people and before doing that we have to freeze their accounts which are abroad as well as inside INDIA or imprison them and freeze all their property and money.

    The gandhi family took control over the Prime Ministers's official residence as their own and have not paid their electricity bill for a long time and still reside in the place which belongs to GoI and on the other hand we see that the Government has taken over all the Royal palaces of INDIA and the Royal family just remain the care takers of their own property and this foreigners who came to INDIA have taken control over the Government's property and have registered as their own and are behaving like the RULERS OF INDIA, as if this is not enough a middle class man of some other country who is not even the citizen of INDIA comes to INDIA and says that he will rule the people of INDIA if we want him to do so. Now who's property are they enjoying and who's confidence they are taking in to make such statements. Am, this idiot lunatic robert vadra comes and says that he will rule us. Who's country is this for him to rule? These people don't even have the CITIZENSHIP of INDIA and reject it in the first place and are ruling us and also at the same time are looting us all the leaders in the comgress party are acting like wafaadaar kute of "madam sonia ji". Shame on Pranab Mukerjhee, Chidambaram, Manmohan Singh, Sighvi and all others to still remain silent about the entire family eating away the money even after they know that this is happening for such a long time. Each and everything which is happening in INDIA in all the fields go through only if sonia gandhi agrees for the deal. Even though everyone knows this no one is ready to make any statement against this family and people who are doing so are being killed in very strange manner............
     
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    maomao, I request to restrain from comparing national figures
     

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