Chief Secretary of Nagaland dispels the rumor

Dimapur, August 26: Dispelling the rumor that was spreading in few WhatsApp groups that August 26 is a holiday on account of the death of former Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley.

Therefore, the chief secretary, Government of Nagaland, Shri Temjen Toy has directed all to attend office as a normal working day and refuted as only a hoax message as not official letter.

The following is the purported viral message doing the rounds in few Whatsapp groups, etc:

*The Govt. of India announces all offices, schools, and other institutions shall remain closed on 26/08/19, as mark of respect for our dear departed Shri. Arjun Jaitley (Hon. Member of Parliament & former Finance Minister)*.