The Government of Tamil Nadu has been declared holiday on 14th January 2019 for the Pongal festival series. So, 9th February (Saturday) will be a working day.
Pongal festival is being celebrated from 15th to 17th January.
There was a expectation that if they get leave on 14th January, it would helpful for the public to visit their native places to celebrate Pongal festival occasion. And now the state government has now declared 14th January as a holiday for all government offices, schools and colleges, as such 9th February (Saturday) will be a working day.