Government Declares Paid Holiday for Election

Panaji, March 19, 2021
Phalguna 28, 1942

The Government, have declared March 20, as a “paid holiday”, being the “Polling Day” for General Election to 6 Municipal Councils namely Bicholim, Valpoi, Pernem, Cuncolim, Curchorem-Cacora and Canacona, General Election to 30 Wards of Corporation of City of Panaji and Bye-election to Ward No.IX of Sanquelim Municipal Council and for Bye-election to 18 wards of Village Panchayat of North and South Goa District and 16-Navelim Zilla Panchayay, South.

Workers who are entitled to vote for the aforesaid elections namely 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, daily wage/casual workers employed in any business, trade, industrial undertakings or any other establishment and workers of the institutions governed under the explanation to section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881 (Act 26 of 1881), as informed by Department of Information and Publicity.

DI/NB/AXP/PP/RLM /2021/ 1229

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