Paid Holiday on the day of Bye-Elections for Assembly Constituencies of various States : DoP&T OM dated 19.10.2022
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: 19th October, 2022
Subject: Bye-Elections for 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 10.10.2022, Bye-Election for Assembly Constituencies of Maharashtra, Bihar, Haryana, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and Odisha, are scheduled to be held as under:-
Schedule of Bye-Elections for Assembly Constituencies of various States
|S.No.||Name of State||Assembly Constituency No. & Name||Date of Poll||Day|
|6.||Uttar Pradesh||139-Gola Gokrannath||03.11.2022||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 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 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