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Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Notice From ELECTION COMMISSION OF INDIA 2014 in regards to grant Paid Holiday

Dear All,

Appended below is the circular as issued from ELECTION COMMISSION OF INDIA in regards to General Elections to the Loksabha 2014 and General Election to the Legislative Assemblies of Andhra pradesh, odisha, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh and Bye Elections to fill the clear vacancies in Assembly constituencies of various states  to grant  Paid Holiday on the respective dates of Election 

As per Section 135 (B)  Representation of the People Act, 1951 


(i) Every person employed in any business trade, industrial undertaking or any other establishment and entitled to vote at election to the House of the people or the Legislative Assembly of a State shall, on the day of poll, be granted a holiday.

(ii) No deduction or abatement of the wages of any such person shall be made on account of a holiday having been granted in accordance with sub-section (l) and if  such person is employed on the basis that he would not ordinarily receive wages for such a day, he shall nonetheless be paid for such day the wages he would have drawn had not a holiday been granted to him on that day.