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Declaration of holiday on 10/05/ 2023 in the State of Karnataka on account of general elections to the legislative assembly of Karnataka 2023.


Contents News/Article Date: 2nd May  2023

Relating to which Act:  under Section 25 of Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Act XXVI of 1881); Section 135 B of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Penalty under the Act: If an Employer contravenes the provisions of sub section I of sub section 2, then such employer shall be punishable with fine which may extend to 500 rupees

Applicable to which State: Karnataka State  

Type: Government of Karnataka, Notification No. DPAR 12 HHL 2023 issued by Under Secretary to Government on behalf of the Governor of Karnataka 

Pertains to: Occupiers / Owners / Managers of Factories / Industrial Establishments, Shops and other Commercial Establishments situated in the State of Karnataka                                                              

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And in this instance: Election to the Karnataka Legislative Assembly is scheduled on 10/5/2023.  In order to facilitate voters to cast their votes, a public holiday is declared on 10/5/2023 to all the Central and State Government offices, School, colleges, various organisations and private institutions included Aided and Unaided educational institutions within the respective polling area.

“135 B. Grant of Paid Holidays to Employees on the date of Poll:

(a) Every person employed in any business, trade, industrial undertaking or any other establishment and entitled to vote at election to the House of the

People or the Legislative Assembly of a State shall, on the day of poll, be granted a holiday.

No deduction or abatement of the wages of any such person shall be made on account of a holiday having been granted in accordance with sub-section (I) and if such person is employed on the basis that he would not ordinarily receive wages for such a day, he shall nonetheless be paid for such day the wages he would have drawn had not a holiday been granted to him on that day


Subject: Declaration of holiday on 10/05/ 2023 in the State of Karnataka on account of general elections to the legislative assembly of Karnataka 2023.


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