The government of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday cancelled the leave of all gazetted officers from February 25 in view of upcoming parliament elections.
According to Government Order No. 249-GAD of 2019 issued by the general administration department (GAD) said keeping in view the upcoming General Elections to the House of People (Lok Sabha), 2019, it is hereby ordered that:
“Leave of any kind sanctioned to the Gazetted Officers (except leave sanctioned on medical grounds, Child Care Leave or for study purposes) shall stand cancelled w.e.f. 25.02.2019. The concerned officers shall report to their respective places of posting immediately,” it said.
The order said that no leave of any kind shall be granted to the Gazetted Officers except in case of any medical emergency till further orders.
“All the officers shall remain available at their headquarters/places of posting till the conclusion of the elections,” an order issued by GAD reads.