Government of Himachal Pradesh grants Public Holiday on November 17, 2019 for bye election

Nov 15, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

The State Government of Himachal Pradesh on November 15, 2019, has declared Public Holiday on November 17, 2019 in view of bye elections to the vacancies of Municipal Council, Solan and Nalagarh, District Solan and Rampur, District Shimla.

Therefore, State Government of Himachal Pradesh requested all Labour Officer to bring the provision to the notice of occupiers or managers of factories or Industrial establishments and shops and other commercial establishments situated under their jurisdiction and direct them to grant additional paid holiday to the workers working in their factories or industrial establishments or shops on November 17, 2019 in order to exercise their right of franchise in by elections of the above mentioned Municipal Council.

It is also clarified that special paid leave may be given to those employees who are working in different places in the State but have a right to vote in above elections on the production of certificate from the concerned Presiding Officer that the employees has actually cast his or her vote.


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