Paid holiday to employees for Bye Elections to 3 Assembly Constituencies of Odisha, Kerala & Uttarakhand

Paid holiday to employees for Bye Elections

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: 20 May, 2022

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Bye Elections to 3 Assembly Constituencies of Odisha, Kerala and Uttarakhand – Grant of paid holiday to employees on the day of poll – Reg.

The undersigned is directed to say that, as informed by the Election Commission of India, vide their letter No. 78/EPS/2022, dated 10/05/2022, bye-election to fill vacancies in the following Assembly Constituencies of Odisha, Kerala and Uttarakhand are scheduled to be held, as under:

Schedule for Bye-election in 3 Assembly Constituencies

S. No. State No. & Name of Assembly Constituency Date of Poll Day
1. Odisha 06-Brajarajnagar 31.05.2022 Tuesday
2. Kerala 83-Thrikkakar 31.05.2022 Tuesday
3. Uttarakhand 35-Champawat 31.05.2022 Tuesday

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 wagers/casual workers, on the date of election. It is reiterated that all the Central government Offices and the Central Industrial Establishments, shall remain closed in the notified areas, where bye election to the State Legislative Assemblies are scheduled to be conducted, on the date of Poll, to enable all concerned 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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