Guwahati: The Assam government has issued orders declaring the poll days for the Assam Election 2021 as paid holidays.
The order shall be applicable to employees in all factories, plantations (including tea plantations), shops and commercial establishments, establishments for public entertainment or amusements, contractors establishment, firms and such other industries/workshops, commercial and business establishments, and banking institutions, etc, stated an official release.
The poll day for the first phase is March 27, April 1 for the second phase, and April 6 for the third and final phase. All these three days will be paid holidays.
The state government has declared the paid holidays on poll days to enable the workers and employees to exercise their franchise.
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