Bye – Elections to 3 Parliamentary Constituencies and 7 Assembly Constituencies of various States – Grant of Paid Holiday to employees on the day of poll

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

North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 9 June, 2022


Subject: Bye – Elections to three (3) Parliamentary Constituencies and seven (7) Assembly Constituencies of various States – 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 07.06.2022, bye – elections to three (3) Parliamentary Constituencies in the states of Punjab & Uttar Pradesh and seven (7) Assembly Constituencies in the States of Tripura, Andhra Pradesh, NCT of Delhi and Jharkhand, are scheduled to be held as under:-

Schedule for Bye-Elections in Parliamentary/Assembly Constituencies of various States

S. No. Name of State Parliamantary/ Assembly Constituency No. & Name Date of Poll Day
1. Punjab 12-Sangrur (P.C) 23.06.2022 Thursday
2. Uttar Pradesh 7-Rampur (P.C) 23.06.2022 Thursday
3. Uttar Pradesh 69-Azamgarh (P.C) 23.06.2022 Thursday
4. Tripura 06-Agartala (A.C) 23.06.2022 Thursday
5. Tripura 08-Town Bordowali (AC) 23.06.2022 Thursday
6. Tripura 46-Surma (SC) AC 23.06.2022 Thursday
7. Tripura 57-Jubaraijnagar AC 23.06.2022 Thursday
8. Andhra Pradesh 115-Atmakur AC 23.06.2022 Thursday
9. NCR of Delhi 39-Rajinder Nagar AC 23.06.2022 Thursday
10. Jharkhand 66-Mandar (ST) AC 23.06.2022 Thursday

2. In this regard, it is stated that the guidelines have been issue 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 bye – 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 Parliamentary Constituencies /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.

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

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