The Governor of Telangana has issued a notification declaring a public holiday in the area of 93-Munugode Assembly Constituency, Nalgonda and Yadadri Bhuvanagiri districts on 3/11/2022
Contents News/Article Date: 31st October 2022
Relating to which Act: Central Government Act – Section 135B in The Representation of the People Act, 1951 and Telangana Factories & Establishments (National Festival & Other Holidays) Act, 1974 (Act No. 32 / 1974) and the Telangana Shops & Establishments Act, 1988 (Act No. 20 / 1988)
Type: Governor of Telangana, Special Chief Secretary to Government, Labour Employment Training & Factories (Lab – 1) Department, Notification No. 504
Pertains to Business, Trade, Industrial Undertakings, factories, shops, or any other Establishment and entitled to vote
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In this instance, the Governor of Telangana has issued a notification declaring a public holiday in the area of 93-Munugode Assembly Constituency, Nalgonda and Yadira Bhuvanagiri districts on the day of poll i.e., 03.11.2022 (Thursday) as the case may be, if there is no public holiday, so as to enable the workers and employees to exercise their franchise. Regarding the Industrial Undertakings / Establishments which are working on a shift basis, it has been clarified that a holiday is declared only for the shift during which the poll is to take.
Section 135B in The Representation of the People Act, 1951
135B. Grant paid holiday to employees on the day of the poll. —
Every person employed in any business, trade, industrial undertaking, or any other establishment and entitled to vote at an 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 subsection (1) 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.
If an employer contravenes the provisions of sub-section (1) or sub-section (2), then such employer shall be punishable with a fine which may extend to five hundred rupees.
This section shall not apply to any elector whose absence may cause danger or substantial loss in respect of the employment in which he is engaged.]
Subject – the Governor of Telangana has issued a notification declaring a public holiday in the area of 93-Munugode Assembly Constituency, Nalgonda and Yadadri Bhuvanagiri districts on
the day of poll i.e., 03.11.2022 (Thursday.)
For greater details, attached is the notification