Special Holiday on May 25 for Voters of Haryana Working in Punjab

April 6, 2024 - PatialaPolitics

Special Holiday on May 25 for Voters of Haryana Working in Punjab


In light of the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections-2024, a special holiday has been declared for voters of Haryana who are employed in Punjab, allowing to cast their vote in their state on May 25, 2024.


The official spokesperson informed that if any government officials/employees working in Punjab’s government offices, boards/corporations and educational institutions, who are registered voters of Haryana, are eligible for special leave on May 25, 2024 (Saturday), upon presentation of their voter card. This leave will not be deducted from their leave balance.


He further apprised that, in accordance with Section 135B(1) of the Representation of People Act 1951, voters from Haryana employed in any industrial establishment, business, trade or other establishments in Punjab will also receive a paid holiday on May 25, 2024, to enable them to participate in the electoral process.


Additionally, a local holiday will be observed on May 25 in government offices/boards/corporations/educational institutions situated in the districts of Sri Muktsar Sahib, Bathinda, Mansa, Sangrur, Patiala, and Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar. This holiday will also be recognized under the Negotiable Instruments Act-1881. A notification to this effect has been issued by the Punjab government