Municipal Elections: Govt declares holiday in poll-bound areas on voting days

Srinagar

In view of the Municipal elections on Monday, authorities on Saturday announced a holiday in the poll-bound areas of Jammu and Kashmir.

According to an order issued by the General Administration Department(GAD), “public holiday shall be observed within the limits of the respective municipal corporations/councils/committees on account of municipal elections -2018, on the day of polls. It said special cause leave shall be granted to the employees who have to go to other areas for exercise their right to franchise, for which they demonstrate proof of voting in return.

“The holiday on account of polls to the municipal elections 2018 shall be observed only in the areas where polling shall be held,” said the order.

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