State Government has declared a special paid holiday on 21st October, 2019 (Monday), which is poll day, for the registered voters of Haryana only, serving/employed in Himachal Pradesh, on account of General Election of Legislative Assembly of Haryana State. A notification to this regard has been issued here yesterday.
The special paid holiday will be applicable to all such Government/Semi Government employees and to the employees working in Boards, Corporations, Educational Institutions and Industrial Establishments who are registered voters of Haryana. The above holiday will also be a special paid holiday to the daily waged employees and also within the meaning of Section 25 of Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881. It is, clarified that above special casual leave/special paid holiday may be given to those employees, who are working in Himachal Pradesh but have a right to vote in the Assembly Constituencies of Haryana, on the production of certificate from concerned Presiding Officer that the employee has actually cast his/ her vote.