Haryana

HARYANA DECLARE OCT 21 AS PUBLIC HOLIDAY, SHOPS AND COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS ALSO CLOSED

October 18, 2019 06:10 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

In view of the General Election to the Vidhan Sabha Haryana, 2019, the October 21, 2019 (Monday) that is day of poll would be observed as public holiday in all the government/semi government offices, educational institutions, boards and corporations of the State Government in the State and also at Chandigarh and Delhi for casting their vote in the said election.

While stating this here today, a spokesman of General Administration Department said that a notification has been issued in this regard.

He said that it has also been notified that employees of various factories, shops and private establishments located in Haryana, who are registered voters for the said General Election may also be allowed to take leave (paid) under section 135 (B) of the Representation of People Act, 1951(amended in 8/1996) for the said purpose.

He said that it has been further notified that the October 21, 2019 (Monday) would also be observed as holiday under Section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881 in the State.

Meanwhile in view of the General Election to Legislative Assemblies of Haryana and Maharashtra-2019, the State Government has declared October 21, 2019 (Monday) to be a close day (Holiday with wages) for all shops and commercial establishments falling within the jurisdiction area of Haryana only for their employees who are enrolled as voters in the State of Haryana and Maharashtra to enable them to exercise their franchise.

While stating this here today, a spokesman of Labour Department said that a notification has been issued in this regard.

He said that the holiday has been declared in exercise of the powers conferred by the second proviso of sub section (I) of section 10 of the Punjab Shops and Commercial Establishments Act, 1958 (Punjab Act 15 of 1958).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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