Paid Holiday to employees on the day of General Election

General Election to the Legislative Assemblies of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura, 2023

F. No. 12/1/2022-JCA-Part1
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
Establishment (JCA) Section

North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 03rd February, 2023

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: General Election to the Legislative Assemblies of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura, 2023 – 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 Press Note No. 78/EPS/2023 dated 18.01.2023, General Election for Legislative Assemblies of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura, scheduled to be held as under :-

Schedule for General Election to the Legislative Assemblies of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura: –

S. No.Name of StateDate of PollDay
1Tripura (all 60 ACs)16th February, 2023Thursday
2Meghalaya and Nagaland
(all 60 ACs of both the States)
27th February, 2023Monday
  1. 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 general-election. It is reiterated that all the Central Government Offices and the Central Industrial Establishments, shall remain closed in the notified areas, where general election to the 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.
  2. The above instructions may please be brought to the notice of all concerned.
  3. Hindi version will follow.

(Sitansu Mohan Routray)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India

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