Paid Holiday for election in Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu

General Elections to legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Puducherry, 2021 and Bye- election in 6-Malappuram PC of Kerala and 39-Kanniyakumari PC of Tamil Nadu – Grant of Paid holiday to employees on the day of poll

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: 15 March, 2021

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: General Elections to legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Puducherry, 2021 and Bye- election in 6-Malappuram PC of Kerala and 39-Kanniyakumari PC of Tamil Nadu – 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.ECI/PN/16/2021, dated 26/02/2021, has announced schedule for the General Election in respect of the Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Puducherry and Bye- election in r/o 6-Malappuram PC of Kerala and 39-Kanniyakumari PC of Tamil Nadu as under:

Schedule for General Election to the Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Puducherry and Bye- election in 6-Malappuram PC of Kerala and 39-Kanniyakumari PC of Tamil Nadu announced by the Election Commission of India are as under:

Schedule for General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Assam

S. No.Legislative Assembly of AssamDate of PollDay
1Phase 1 (47 ACs)27.03.2021Saturday
2Phase II (39 ACs)01.04.2021Thursday
3Phase III (40 ACs) 06.04.2021 Tuesday

Schedule for General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Kerala

S. No. Legislative Assembly of Kerala Date of Poll Day
1Kerala (140 ACs) 06.04.2021 Tuesday

Schedule for General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Puducherry

S. No. Legislative Assembly of PuducherryDate of PollDay
1Puducherry (30 ACs)06.04.2021Tuesday

Schedule for General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Tamil Nadu

S. No.Legislative Assembly of Tamil NaduDate of PollDay
1Tamil Nadu (234 ACs)06.04.2021Tuesday

Schedule for General Election to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal

S. No.Legislative Assembly of West BengalDate of PollDay
1Phase 1 (30 ACs)27.03.2021 Saturday
2Phase  II (30 ACs)01.04.2021Thursday
3Phase  III (31 ACs)06.04.2021Tuesday
4Phase  IV (44 (ACS)10.04.2021Saturday
5Phase  V (45 ACs)17.04.2021Saturday
6Phase  VI (43 ACs)22.04.2021Thursday
7Phase  VII (36 ACs)26.04.2021Monday
8Phase  VIII (35 ACs)29.04.2021 Thursday
Schedule for Bye- election to fill casual vacancy in the Parliamentary Constituency of Kerala and Tamil Nadu
S. No. StateNumber & Name of Parliamentary Constituency (PC)Day and Date of Poll 
1Kerala 6 Malappuram (PC)06.04.2021 Tuesday
2Tamil Nadu 39  Kanniyakumari (PC)06.04.2021 Tuesday
  1. 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 and the central industrial establishments, located in the concerned States

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

4.Hindi version will follow.

(S.P. Pant)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India

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