Bye-Election in 6 Assembly Constituencies | Paid Holiday for Government Employees in December 2022
All the Central Government Offices and the Central Industrial Establishments shall remain closed in the notified areas, where general-election to the Parliamentary Constituency and State Legislative Assembly Constituencies are to be conducted, on the date of the Poll. The employees’ concern shall be granted paid holiday on the date of the Poll to enable them to exercise their right to vote.
Notice for Holiday on Election Day in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand, Tripura, and Delhi
DoPT (Department of Personnel and Training) issued a notification regarding the declaration of paid holiday on the day of the poll in various places in India. The detailed order is reproduced and given below for your ready reference…
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:-
|S. No.||Name of State||Parliamentary/ Assembly Constituency No. & Name||Date of Poll||Day|
|2.||Uttar Pradesh||7-Rampur (P.C)||23.06.2022||Thursday|
|3.||Uttar Pradesh||69-Azamgarh (P.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|
|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.
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India
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