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Declare holiday on Mary Feast, Sept 8: J R Lobo urges CM 

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Mangalore, August 19: Mr J R Lobo Mangalore South MLA has urged Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to declare a holiday on September 8th, since the Catholic community celebrates the sacred Nativity feast, which is the birthday of Mother Mary.

A large population of Catholics reside in the coastal regions of DK and Udupi districts, this special appeal is made by Lobo based on demands from various leaders of the Catholic community.

“It is a family festival; a holiday for the public will help everyone celebrate the day with their families”, J R Lobo urged Siddaramaiah.

Mr J R Lobo requested that the holiday should be declared in the coastal districts, were as it can be optional in other districts.

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