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Paid holiday for Govt employees on polling day

Nagaland News

Dimapur, October 29: In accordance to Section 135B of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 and in view of the Bye-Election for 14-Southern Angami-I (ST) AC and 60- Pungro Kiphire (ST) AC in the State of Nagaland on November 3 (Tuesday), the State Government has notified that all establishments including Government Offices and Shops would remain closed in the area falling under the said constituencies on the day of poll.
Further, a paid holiday would be granted to all employees in the area of the constituencies, including those electors working outside the constituencies in order to enable them to participate and exercise their franchise.
However, this would not apply to any elector whose absence may cause danger or substantial loss in respect of the employment in which he/she is engaged. (Page News Service)