The General Administration department on Friday declared paid holiday to all citizens entitled to vote for the 20 March municipal elections and By-polls. According to orders issued by the Under Secretary, Shripad Arlekar the Government of Goa hereby declares Saturday, the 20th March 2021 as a “paid holiday”.
Arlekar further said that “Being the “Polling Day” for General Election to 6 Municipal Councils namely Bicholim, Pernem, Cuncolim, Curehorem – Cacora and Canacona, ( General Election to 30 Wards of Corporation of City of Panaji and live-election to Ward No.IX of Sanqulim Municipal Council, to the following workers who are entitled to vote for the aforesaid elections namely:-
(i) Industrial workers of the State of Goa.
(ii) Daily wage workers of the Government Departments and State Government Industrial Departments;
(iii) Commercial and industrial workers of private establishments in the State of Goa;
(iv) Workers of all private establishments;
(v) Daily wage/casual workers employed in any business, trade, industrial undertakings or any other establishments.
(vi) Workers of the institutions governed under the explanation to section 25 of the Negotiable Instrumentation Act, 1881 (Act 26 of 1881)