May 28 declared paid holiday


Dimapur, May 17: Home Commissioner, Nagaland, R. Ramakrishnan, IAS has in a notification declared May 28, the date of by-election to the Nagaland parliamentary constituency, as paid holiday for all employees of Government/private establishments and shops in the State of Nagaland to enable them to participate and exercise their franchise.
Those electors, including casual workers working outside the constituency concerned shall also be entitled to the benefit of the paid holiday.
However, this shall not apply to any elector whose absence may cause danger or substantial loss in respect of the employment in which he is engaged, the notification said. (Page News Service)