Govt Declares Holiday On Polls Day In Respective Areas

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Srinagar-  Jammu and Kashmir government has declared public holiday in the respective gram panchayats/municipal bodies on day of polls.

“Public holiday shall be observed in the respective Gram Panchayat(s)/Municipal Bodies on the day of Poll, on account of Elections to District Development Councils and Panchayats/Municipal Bodies Bye-elections 2020 (sic),” reads an order issued by the GAD.

“Public holiday shall be observed in the respective Gram Panchayat(s)/Municipal Bodies on the day of Poll, under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1981, on account of Elections to District Development Councils and Panchayats/Municipal Bodies Bye-Elections-2020”, the order reads.

“Paid holiday shall be granted on the day of Poll to every person (entitled to vote) employed in any business, trade, industrial undertaking or any other establishment, on account of Elections to District Development Councils and Panchayats/Municipal Bodies Bye-Elections 2020”, the order reads further.

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