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: 31st March 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: Election Commission of India Notification No. 78/EPS/2023 dated 31st March 2023 issued by the Secretary
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: The Election Commission has announced General Elections to the Legislative Assembly of Kama taka, 2023 vide Its Press Note dated 29th March, 202. The date of poll has been fixed on 10,5.2023 Wednesday. In poll going State Karnataka.
ln this regard, your attention invited to Section 1358 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 which provides for the grant of paid holiday to the employees on the day of poll.
“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.
Attached is the notification