Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Holidays on Poll days for Local Body Elections, 2011

Holidays – Holidays on Poll days for Local Body Elections, 2011 – Declaration of
holiday on the dates of poll [17.10.2011 (Monday) and 19.10.2011 (Wednesday)] as
Holidays – Notified.
Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (PR-1) Department
G.O.(Ms.) No.76 Dated 11.10.2011
Tamil Nadu State Election Commission’s S.O.No.47/2011/TNSEC/PE-I, dated
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The Tamil Nadu State Election Commission has notified the schedule for the ordinary elections to Local Bodies. The 1st phase of election is on Monday, the 17th October, 2011 and the 2nd phase of election is on Wednesday, the 19th October, 2011.
The Government have decided to declare the said days of Poll as public holidays under section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Central Act XXVI of 1881). All Government Offices including industrial establishments of the Government and Government controlled bodies and all educational institutions will remain closed on
17.10.2011 in the areas where polling takes place in the first phase and on 19.10.2011 in the areas where polling takes place in the second phase.
2. Accordingly, the following Notification will be published in an Extra-ordinary issue of the Tamil Nadu Government Gazette, dated 11.10.2011.

Under the Explanation to section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Central Act XXVI of 1881), read with the Notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs No.20-25-26, Public-I, dated the 8th June 1957, the Governor of
Tamil Nadu, hereby declares Monday, the 17th October 2011 and Wednesday, the 19th October 2011, the dates on which the poll for the ordinary election to the local bodies 2011 will take place, to be public holidays, in those areas wherever such poll takes place.


Debendranath Sarangi,
Chief Secretary to Government.
The Director of Stationery and Printing, Chennai-2.
.. 2 ..
The Works Manager, Government Central Press, Chennai-79.
(for publication of the Notification in an Extra-ordinary issue of Tamil Nadu Government
Gazette dated 11.10.2011and to supply 1200 copies to Government.
The Secretary, Tamil Nadu State Election Commission, Chennai-106.
All Secretaries to Government, Chennai-9.
All Heads of Departments.
All District Collectors.
The Commissioner, Corporation of Chennai, Chennai-3.
The Registrar, High Court, Chennai-104.
The Secretary, Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission, Chennai-2.
The Manager, RBI, Chennai-1 and other leading Banking Institutions.
The Tamil Development, Religious Endowments
and Information Department, Secretariat, Chennai-9.
(for issue of Press Release and Coverage of TV & Radio)
Copy to:
The Secretary to Governor, Raj Bhavan, Guindy, Chennai-32.
Honourable Chief Minister’s Office, Chennai-9.
All Public Sector Undertakings/Corporations.
All Universities of the State,
All Central Government Offices.
The Chairman, Chennai Port Trust, Chennai-1.
The Deputy Principal Information Officer,
Press Information, Government of India, Chennai-1.
The Director of National Informatics Centre, Chennai-9.
// Forwarded / By Order //

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