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PAID HOLIDAY ON DECEMBER 7 FOR SHOPS & COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS’ WORKERS

PAID HOLIDAY ON DECEMBER 7 FOR SHOPS & COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS’ WORKERS

Chandigarh, December 5

The Punjab government has declared December 7, 2018 as paid holiday for Rajasthan voters, who are working in Shops and Commercial Establishments situated in adjoining area with Rajasthan in Punjab so that they can exercise their franchise in Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha polls.

 An official spokesperson said that to enable the employees working in Shops and Commercial Establishments situated in the adjoining area with state of Rajasthan, the voters of Rajasthan working in the State of Punjab may be allowed paid holiday on the day of poll i.e. 07-12-2018 (Friday), so that the voters of Rajasthan state working in the adjoining area of Punjab state can able to cast their votes, it is consider in the public interest to declare 7th December, 2018 as a paid holiday within the revenue jurisdiction of the districts adjoining to the area of Rajasthan State.

However, December 7, 2018 shall not be a ‘closed day’ in lieu of weekly off falling between 9th December, 2018 and 15th December, 2018 on account of the General Elections to Rajasthan State Legislative Assembly, he added.

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