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Paid holiday in Jammu and Kashmir for voters in Punjab elections

Last Updated on February 18, 2022 at 6:35 pm

The Government of Jammu and Kashmir has declared paid holiday for the voters of Punjab, working in the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

An order issued by General Administration Department of J&K in this regard reads, “In terms of Section 135-B of the Representation of People Act, 1951, sanction is hereby accorded to the grant of paid holiday in favour of Government employees/ Semi Government employees/ Industrial Workers, who are registered voters in the State of Punjab and are working in Jammu and Kashmir, for casting their vote on the day of poll i.e. 20.02.2022, on account of General Elections to the Punjab Vidhan Sabha”.