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Government Makes the Following Statement Regarding Tomorrow's Purported Holiday

The Ministry of Interior and Coordination has come out clearly concerning the festival on 4 November.

According to the Hindus, Sikhs and Jains, Diwali is a festival of lights celebrated for five days. This is a festival of new beginnings and coincides with the new year and harvest celebrations.

It will be celebrated in Kenya on the 4th of November which is tomorrow. However, there have been claims online that it has been gazetted as a public holiday.

The Ministry of Interior has now cleared the air through a statement published on the official Twitter handle.

"The Government HAS NOT declared a public holiday on THURSDAY NOV 4, 2021. The purported gazette notice declaring a holiday is FAKE!" The statement read.

Often, the government announces a public holiday through a gazetteer notice written by the CS for Interior Dr Fred Matiang'I.

For Kenyans, it will be an ordinary day of the week.

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