Panchayat election holiday notice

13 September 2017

IMPHAL | Sept 12

A notification by the deputy secretary (GAD) has informed that all government offices and educational institutions, private sector undertakings and other establishments under the government of Manipur located within the Panchayat areas of the election will remain close on the said election day, October 7.

According to the notification the order is to enable the employees to exercise their right to franchise. Bank and other financial institutions within the Panchayat areas of the 5th general Panchayat election will also remain close for the said purpose, it added.

Further the notice said government, banks or other employees of private sector undertakings who are electors of the said election but serving elsewhere are also allowed to avail special casual leave on the said day.


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