State Government has declared a special paid holiday on 21st October, 2019 (Monday), which is poll day, for the registered voters of Haryana only, in border areas of Sirmour and Solan districts of 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 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 under Section 25 of Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881. It is, clarified that above special paid holiday may be given to such employees, only on the production of certificate of the concerned Presiding Officer that the employee has actually cast his/ her vote.