Sunday, December 1, 2013

Paid Holiday on Delhi Elections Day 4.12.2013 to Employees

Election Commission Letter No.78/2013/EPS Dated 24.10.2013. Paid Holiday to Employees on Elections Day. Holiday on Polling Day 4.12.2013. Paid Holiday on Election Day in Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan
General Election to the State Legislative Assemblies of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Delhi and bye - elections to fill the casual vacancies in the State Legislative Assemblies of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu - Grant of paid holiday to employees on the day of poll - Regarding
Section 135B of the Representation of the People Act. 1951 which provides for the grant of paid holiday to the employees on the day of poll.
135B. Grant of paid holiday to employees on the day of poll.
(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.
Click HERE to Download the ECI Letter for complete information
Note: Employees are advised to verify with their Head of the Departments for the above said Holiday.
Source : http://eci.nic.in


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