27 February 2012

Goa Election Day Public Holiday on 3rd March, 2012

The Goa government has declared 3-3-2012 as a holiday as it is polling day for the general elections to the Goa legislative assembly. (03-03-2012)

Notification No. 2/2/2010-GAD-III

In exercise of the powers conferred by the explanation to Section 25 of the Negotiable Instru­ments Act, 1881 (Act 26 of 1881) read with Section 135B of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 (Central Act 43 of 1951), the Government of Goa hereby declares Saturday, the 3rd March, 2012 (Phalguna 13, 1933) as a "Public Holiday" being the "Polling day" for the General Elections to the Goa Legislative Assembly, 2012, throughout the State of Goa. The aforesaid holiday shall be a "paid holiday"; in addition to the holidays indicated in the Notification No. 2/1/2011-GAD-H dated 03-10-2011, published in the Official Gazette, Series II No. 27 dated 07-10-2011, to the establish­ments as detailed below:
  1. industrial workers of the State of Goa;
  2. daily wage workers of the Government Departments and State Government Industrial Departments;
  3. commercial and industrial workers of private establishments in the State of Goa;
  4. all private establishments;
  5. daily wage/casual workers employed in any business, trade, industrial undertakings or any other establishments.
By order and in the name of the Governor of Goa.
Prabhakar V. Vaingankar, Under Secretary (GA).
Porvorim, 31st January, 2012.