Published On: Thu, Feb 5th, 2015

Haryana declares holiday on Feb 7

Chandigarh: Haryana government today declared February 7, when polling takes place in Delhi, as a paid holiday or special casual leave (paid) in all government offices, educational institutions, boards and corporations.

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar

The holiday was declared under section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881 and under section 135-B of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 in respect of those employees of the state government who are registered voters of Delhi for casting their votes in the said election, an official release said.

The notification also said that the employees of various factories, shops and private establishments located in Haryana, who are registered voters of Delhi, are also allowed to take leave (paid) under Section 135-B of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 for casting their votes.

PTI

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