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Dates of polls declared public holidays

Sunday, 27 October 2013 | SR | Raipur | in Raipur

In view of the elections to the State Assembly, the Chhattisgarh Government on Saturday declared the dates of election as public holidays in the concerned constituency area.

A notification in this regard has already been issued by the general administration department of the Government, an official said.

According to him, the election commission on October 4 declared the dates for election in the State. According to the notification, the election will be held in the State in two phases on November 11 and November 19.

18 Assembly constituencies in Rajnandgaon district and Bastar region will go to poll on November 11. Similarly elections would be held in 71 constituencies in 19 districts on November 19. The Government has declared the dates of election as public holiday in the concerned constituencies to enable people to exercise their franchise.

All the Government offices, organisations, undertakings, corporations, boards, statutory and local bodies, educational Institutions, etc

situated within the constituency area shall remain closed on the respective dates so that every employee is able to exercise his or her right of franchise in the election.



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