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Punjab govt declares holiday in Shahkot on May 28

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The government has announced holiday on May 28 in in view of the bypoll.

This step has been taken to facilitate the voters to exercise their right to vote, said an

As per the provisions of the Negotiable instrument Act, 1881, all the government offices, boards corporations and educational institutes of the constituency will remain closed on that day.

He further said if an employee, who is enrolled in a voter list of and works at another place, he or she will be entitled for a special leave on May 28 from a competent authority after submitting the proof regarding this.

This special leave will not be deducted from the holiday account of the concerned employee.

The bypoll, which was necessitated following the death of sitting MLA Ajit Singh Kohar, would be held on May 28.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 20:15 IST
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