Paid holiday for polling staff on May 20
Chandigarh, May 18, 2019 : The Election Commission of India (ECI) has announced a paid holiday on May 20, 2019 for polling staff.
Disclosing this here today, Chief Electoral Officer of Punjab Dr. S. Karuna Raju said that ECI instructions have been passed to all the District Electoral Officers in this regard.
As per ECI instruction the polling staff will be treated as on duty on the next day of poll. They are not required to remain present in their respective offices on May 20, 2019.