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Punjab Govt declares leave for Himachal voters on Nov 9

November 06, 2017 08:46 PM

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: In view of Assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh, the Punjab Government has declared special leave on November 09 for Himachal Pradesh voters who are the employees of the offices, corporations, boards or educational institutions of Punjab. Apart from this, a paid holiday on November 09 has been declared under section 135 B (1) RP Act 1651 for the registered voters of Himachal Pradesh who are working in the industrial establishments in Punjab to enable them to exercise their franchise

Revealing this here today, an official spokesman of the Punjab Government said that instructions in this regard have been issued to the concerned authorities. He said that any Himachal Pradesh Voter, who has been employed in the office, corporation, board or educational institution of Punjab, will be given special leave on showing his Voter card to the competent authority and this leave will not be deducted from the employee's leave account.

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