'Holiday on polls day in respective areas'

Jammu and Kashmir government has declared public holiday in the respective gram panchayats/municipal bodies on day of polls.

According to an order issued by the GAD which reads  as “ It is hereby ordered that public holiday shall be observed in the respective gram panchayats, municipal bodies on the day of poll, on account of elections to District Development Councils and Panchayat /Municipal bodies bye- elections 2020.”

“Public holiday shall be observed in the respective gram panchayats, municipal bodies on the day of poll, under the Negotiable Instrument Act 1881, on account of elections to DDCs and Panchayats, Municipal bodies bye-elections 2020.’

“ Paid holiday shall be granted on the day of poll to every person entitled to vote employed in business, trade, industrial undertaking or any other establishment, on account of elections,’ it adds.