Grant of Paid Holiday during bye election to the State Legislative Assemblies
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
Establishment (JCA-2) Section
North Block, New Delhi
Dated February 10, 2016
Subject: Bye Election to the State Legislative Assemblies of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Bihar, Telangana, Maharashtra, Punjab and Tripura — Grant of Paid holiday – regarding
The undersigned is directed to say that in connection with the Bye Election to the State Legislative Assemblies of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Bihar, Telangana, Maharashtra, Punjab and Tripura, scheduled to be held in February, 2016, the following guidelines, already issued by this Department vide Office Memorandum No. 12/14/99-JCA dated 10.10.2001, have to be followed inrespect of the Central Government Offices, including Industrial Establishments in the States : –
In connection with bye-election to State Assembly, only such of the employees who are bona-fide voters in the relevant constituency should be granted special casual leave on the day of polling. Special Casual leave may also be granted to an employee, who is ordinarily a resident of constituency and registered as a voter, but employed in any Central Government Organization/ Industrial Establishment located outside the constituency having the bye-election.
2. The above instructions may please be brought to the notice of all concerned.
To Under Secretary