Grant of paid holiday to employees on the day of poll in 6 Assembly Constituencies

Bye -Elections in 6 Assembly Constituencies of Odisha, Rajasthan, Bihar, Chhattisgarh & UP and 1 Parliamentary Constituency of UP

F. No. 12/1/2022-JCA
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
Establishment (JCA) Section

North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 18th November, 2022

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Bye -Elections in 6 Assembly Constituencies of Odisha, Rajasthan, Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh and 1 (one) Parliamentary Constituency of Uttar Pradesh – 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/2022 dated 14.11.2022, Bye-Elections in 6 Assembly Constituencies of Odisha, Rajasthan, Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh and 1 (one) Parliamentary Constituency of Uttar Pradesh, are scheduled to be held as under:-

Schedule for Bye-Elections in Parliamentary Constituency announced by the Election Commission of India is as under:

S. No. Name of the State Parliamentary Constituency No. and Name Date of Poll Day
1. Uttar Pradesh 21-Mainpuri (PC) 05.12.2022 Monday

Schedule for Bye-Elections in Assembly Constituencies of various States announced by the Election Commission of India is as under:

S. No. Name of the State Assembly Constituency No. and Name Date of Poll Day
1. Odisha 01-Padampur 05.12.2022 Monday
2. Rajasthan 21-Sardarshahar 05.12.2022 Monday
3. Bihar 93-Kurhani 05.12.2022 Monday
4. Chhattisgarh 80-Bhanupratappur (ST) 05.12.2022 Monday
5. Uttar Pradesh 37-Rampur 05.12.2022 Monday
6. Uttar Pradesh 15-Khatauli 05.12.2022 Monday

2. In this regard, it is stated that the guidelines have been issued by this Department, vide OM No. 12/14/99-JCA, dated 10.10.2001, regarding closure of Central Government Offices and grant of paid holiday to all concerned, including the daily wage/casual workers, on the date of general-election. It is reiterated that all the Central Government Offices and the Central Industrial Establishments, shall remain closed in the notified areas, where general-election to the Parliamentary Constituency and State Legislative Assembly Constituencies are to be conducted, on the date of Poll. The employees concern shall be granted paid holiday on the date of Poll to enable them to exercise their right to vote.

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

4. Hindi version will follow.

(Sitansu Mohan Routray)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India

Source : dopt.gov.in

Paid holiday to employees on the day of poll

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