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Panaji : March 18, 2020

                               Phalguna 28, 1941 


The Government  has declared (Sunday) March  22, 2020 (Chaitra 02, Saka 1942) as a “Paid Holiday” being the “Polling Day” for General Elections to Zilla Panchayats of North and South Goa District throughout the State of Goa.

The Paid Holiday shall be applicable to the following workers  and establishments industrial workers of the State of Goa, daily wage workers of the Government Departments and  State Government Industrial Departments, commercial and industrial workers of private establishments  in the State of Goa, workers of all private establishments and daily wage/casual workers employed in any business, trade, industrial undertakings or any other establishments.

The said paid/public holiday will also apply  and be available  to the registered voters of the poll bound areas even if they are working outside the territorial limits of such areas, notwithstanding whether or not such voters belonging to Central or State Government  Officers, Central /State Government  undertakings or other entities.