Paid Holiday on 30 September 2020: The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) issued an order on 20th September 2021 regarding the grant of holiday due to bye-election in West Bengal and Odisha. The order stated that the Government employees concern shall be granted a paid holiday on the date of the Poll to enable them to exercise their right to vote. Closing of Central Government Offices located in West Bengal and grant of paid holiday on the date of assembly election (30.09.2021). Full text of the order is reproduced and given below for your ready reference and also given a link to the order view in PDF format:
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Government of India
Department of Personnel and Training
Establishment (JCA) Section
North Block, New Delhi-110001.
Dated : 20th September 2021
Subject: Conduct of adjourned poll in 03 Assembly Constituencies of West Bengal and Odisha and Bye-election in 159-Bhabanipur Assembly of West Bengal – Grant of Paid holiday to employees on the day of poll – regarding
The undersigned is directed to say that by the Election Commission of India, vide their letter No.78/2021-EPS/969-Spl., Dated 07.09.2021, has announced schedule for the election in 03 Assembly Constituencies, namely, 56-Samserganj (AC), 58-Jangipur (AC), 110-Pipli (AC) and bye election in 159-Bhabanipur (AC) Assembly Constituency in West Bengal. The schedule of Poll is as follow.
|S. No.||State||Number & Name of Legislative Assembly||Date of Poll||Day|
|1.||West Bengal||56-Samserganj (AC)||30.09.2021||Thursday|
|2.||West Bengal||58-Jangipur (AC)||30.09.2021||Thursday|
|4.||West Bengal||159-Bhabanipur (AC)||30.09.2021||Thursday|
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 on the date of election. A copy of the same is available on website www.persmin.nic.in. Accordingly, all the Central Government Offices and the Central Industrial Establishments, located in the relevant constituencies shall remain closed 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 also please be brought to the notice of all concerned.
4. Hindi version will follow.