Himachal Government

Special paid holiday on 15th October, 2014

Himachal Government

Himachal Government has declared 15th October, 2014 as special paid holiday in border areas of Solan and Sirmour districts of the State, which are adjoining Haryana, on account of Haryana Vidhan Sabha General Election- 2014 to the employees working in Industrial Establishments and who are registered voters of Haryana. A Government spokesperson said that it would also be a special paid holiday under section 25 of Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.

He said that special paid holiday may be given to those employees only on the production of certificate of the concerned Presiding Officer that the employees had actually cast his/her vote.

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