Parliamentary constituency poll: EC announces holiday in Punjab on May 19

Punjab News Express | May 14, 2019 03:02 PM

CHANDIGARH: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has announced a holiday on May 19, 2019 in view of the Parliamentary Constituency election in Punjab to facilitate the voters to exercise their franchise to vote.

Disclosing this here today, Chief Electoral Officer of Punjab Dr. S. Karuna Raju said that as per the provisions of Section 135B of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, and instructions issued by the ECI, the employers of Industrial Establishments, Commercial Establishments, Shops and Establishments can have a paid holiday on the date of polling in Punjab on May 19.

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