Paid holiday on poll day in Haryana and Maharashtra on 21.10.2019

F. No. 12/3/2016-JCA-2
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
Establishment (JCA-2) Section

North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 7th October, 2019


Subject: General Election to the Legislative Assemblies of Haryana and Maharashtra, on  21.10.2019 (Monday) – grant of paid holiday to employees on the day of poll -regarding.

The undersigned is directed to state that as informed by the Election Commission of India, vide their letter No. 78/EPS /2019/924 dated 30.09.2019, General Election will be held in the following Legislative Assemblies:

S. No.            Legislative Assemblies                          Date/Day
1.                      Haryana                                                 21.10.2019 (Monday)
2.                     Maharashtra                                         21.10.2019 (Monday)

2. In this regard, it is stated that the guidelines issued by this Department vide OM No. 12/14/99-JCA, dated 10.10.2001 regarding closure of Government Offices and, grant of paid holiday, may be followed by all the Central Government Offices, including the industrial establishments of the concerned State.

3. The above instructions may please be brought to the notice of all concerned.

4. Hindi version will follow.

(Jugal Singh)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India



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