Odisha Govt Declares Holiday For Employees On Polling Day


Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Monday announced a holiday for employees and Magisterial Courts (Executive) on polling day in respective Parliamentary constituencies and Assembly segments.

“The Government of Odisha is pleased to declare a holiday for the employees of the State Government offices and Magisterial Courts (Executive) on the day of polling in the respective Parliamentary constituencies and Assembly segments to enable employees to exercise their franchise,” an official notification said.

While the first-phase polls to Assembly and Lok Sabha seats in the constituencies of Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, Berhampur and Koraput will be held on April 11, the second phase elections will be held in Bargarh, Sundergarh, Bolangir, Kandhamal and Aska constituencies on April 18.

Similarly, Sambalpur, Keonjhar, Dhenkanal, Cuttack, Puri and Bhubaneswar Parliamentary constituencies will go to polls in the third phase on April 23. The last phase of polls will be held in Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur constituencies on April 29.

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