Tag - holiday New York State assembly

Jenifer Rajkumar’s bill to make Diwali school holiday in NY


Queens: Diwali would be established as a school holiday in New York City under a legislation introduced by Assemblywoman Jenifer Rajkumar. The holiday would be observed in school districts with significant populations that celebrate Diwali and honor the cultural heritage of hundreds of thousands of South Asian New Yorkers who celebrate the holiday, Queens media reported. “As...