As the public figure noted in the letter, the share of support for this initiative in the society exceeds 85%.

Last year, he recalled, the initiative was supported by more than 15 subjects of the Federation.

“I am sure that the official day off will make the atmosphere on December 31 even more festive, and people calmer and happier,” Khamzaev stressed.

Earlier, the State Duma rejected the LDPR bill, which was proposed to make December 31 a non-working day.