GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION (SERVICES - C) DEPARTMENT* * *
Memorandum No. 146/Ser.C/83-1, dated 3rdMarch, 1983
SUB: - Office Hours -- Recess for Muslim Government Servants to offer prayers on Fridays -- Orders -- Issued.
REF: - Memo. No. 666/Ser-C/80-6,dt. 5-12-1980
Certain clarifications have been sought for in regard to the permission granted to Muslim Government employees in the memo. Cited, to leave office for offering weekly prayers on Fridays,in the context of the fixation of revised lunch hours. The matter has been carefully examined by Government.
2. The Government direct that the Muslim Government servants Who desire to offer weekly prayers on Fridays, may be continued to be allowed to leave Office for an hour and a half from 12-30p.m. to 2-00 p.m., offering prayers for on that day..
B.N.RAMAN, Chief Secretary to Government.
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