Government of Chhattisgarh through a notification has declared the polling days, November 12 (Monday) and November 20 (Tuesday) as public holiday as part of Chhattisgarh State Assembly General Election 2018.
The notification has been issued under Negotiable Instruments Act 1881 provisions effective in all the areas where polling is to be held. On polling day, all the offices falling under the state assembly constituency would remain shut under public holiday.
Chhattisgarh would witness polling on November 12 in first phase where 18 assembly constituencies will go for polling and in second phase on November 20, remaining 72 assembly constituencies would go for poll.
As per ECI norms, the private and factory which runs 24x7 workers would have to be given two hours of time to cast their votes in their respective polling booths.