Governor of Assam declares public holiday during Lok Sabha election

Apr 03, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The Governor of Assam on March 28, 2019, has declared public holidays under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (N.I Act) in the districts where the general elections to the Lok Sabha 2019 will take place.

In the interest of public service, the Governor of Assam has declared a public holiday on:

•April 11, 2019 in the districts of Biswanath, Saraideu, Dhemaji, Dibrugarh, Golaghat, Jorhat, Lakhimpur, Majuli, Nagaon, Sivasagar, Sonitpur and Tinsukia on account of the first phase of the general elections.

•April 18, 2019, in the districts of Cachar, Darang, Dima Hasao, Hailakandi, Hojia, Kamrup, Karbi Anglong, Karimganj, Morigaon, Nagaon, Nalbari, Udalguri and West Karbi Anglong falling in the second phase of the general elections.

•April 23 in the districts of Baksa, Barpeta, Bongaigaon, Chirang, Dhubri, Goalpara, Kamrup, Kamrup (M), Kokrajhar, Nalbari, and South Salmara on account of the third phase of the general elections.

All the government, non-government officials, educational institutions, business establishments including bank, tea garden, and industries, etc., within the jurisdiction of the above-mentioned districts with their respective phase, will remain closed on account of this public holiday under the N.I Act, 1881.

[Notification No. GAG(A).206/2013/101]

[Notification No. GAG(A).206/2013/102]

Notification No. GAG(A).206/2013/103]

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