Paid holiday to employees on the day of poll in Manipur

Grant of paid holiday to employees on the day of poll for General Election to the Legislative Assembly of State of Manipur, 2022

F. No. 12/1/2022-JCA
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
Establishment (JCA-2) Section

North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 18 February, 2022

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:(i) Revision in the date of poll for General Election to the Legislative Assembly of State of Manipur, 2022

(ii) Bye Election in 99 – Majuli (ST) AC of Assam Legislati Assembly

Grant of paid holiday to employees on the day of poll – regarding

The undersigned is directed to state that the Secretary, Election Commission of India, vide letter No. 78/EPS/2022, dated 15.02.2022, has informed that the date of poll of General Election to Legislative Assembly of Manipur has since been revised, as per details given below:

Re-Scheduled date of poll for General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Manipur

S. No. Name of State Phase Notified Dates of Poll Revised Dates of Poll Day
1. Manipur Phase -1 27.02.2022
(Sunday)
28.02.2022 Monday
Phase – 2 03.03.2022
(Thursday)
05.03.2022 Saturday

2. Secretary, Election Commission of India has also informed, vide letter No. 78/EPS/2022, dated 15.2.2022, that it has been decided to hold bye election to fill vacancy in the following Assembly Constituency of Assam:

Bye-Election in 99-Majuli (ST) AC of Assam Legislative Assembly

S.No. Name of State Number & Nam of Assembly Constituency Date of Poll Day
1 Assam 99-Majuli (ST) 07.03.2022 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 election.

It is reiterated that all the Central government Offices and the Central Industrial Establishments, shall remain closed on the date of poll in the notified areas, where general election and bye election to the State Legislative Assemblies are scheduled to be conducted. 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.

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

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