Bye – Election to 6 Legislative Assemblies

Bye – Election to Six (6) Legislative Assemblies of Arunachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal & Maharashtra

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 the 14th February, 2023

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Bye – Election to Six (6) Legislative Assemblies of Arunachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Maharashtra- Grant of Paid Holiday to the 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/2023 dated 18.01.2023 and Press Notes No, ECI/PN/2/2023 dated 18.01.2023 and ECI/PN/12/EPS dated 30.01.2023, Bye – Election to Six (6) Assembly Constituencies of Arunachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Maharashtra, are scheduled to be held as under:

Schedule for Bye-Election in Assembly Constituencies of various States

S. No.Name of StateAssembly Constituency
No. & Name
Date of PollDay
1Arunachal Pradesh01-Lumla (ST) AC27.02.2023Monday
2Jharkhand23-Ramgarh AC27.02.2023Monday
3Tamil Nadu98-Erode (East)27.02.2023Monday
4West Bengal60-Sagardighi AC27.02.2023Monday
5Maharashtra215-Kasba Peth AC27.02.2023Monday
6Maharashtra205-Chinchwad27.02.2023Monday
  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 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
Tel. 2309 3180

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