Punjab Govt declares holiday on October 21 for Haryana employees working in the State

Chandigarh, October 17: On account of Haryana State Assembly elections slated for October 21, 2019 any official / employee working in Punjab government offices / boards / corporations / educational institutions but is a voter in the Haryana State Assembly Constituency, can avail special leave to cast the vote from the concerned authority by submitting a copy of his voter card, informed an official spokesman of government of Punjab. This leave will not be deducted from the employees’ leave account, informed he and added that a notification to this effect has been issued.

Besides, in order to enable labourers working in factories/shops and commercial establishments situated in the State of Punjab who are voters in Haryana to cast their votes, October 21, 2019 has been declared as a paid holiday within the revenue jurisdiction of the districts adjoining to the areas of Haryana State. 

It will be a ‘closed day’ for the employees who are voters of Haryana working in the factories/shops and commercial establishments of the State of Punjab.  However, this shall not be a ‘closed day’ in lieu of weekly off falling between 20th October, 2019 and 26th October, 2019, informed the official spokesman of Government of Punjab.

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