Government of Haryana by publishing two notifications dated 9th October 2019 has announced public holiday on 21st of October 2019 due to assembly Election in the state of Haryana and Maharashtra. This holiday is declared as it is necessary to give opportunity to employees to exercise their democratic franchise who are working in the state of Haryana and enrolled as voter in the state of Haryana or Maharashtra. Thus, the paid holiday on 21st October 2019 is available to all adult employees-
- who are employed in any shops and establishments in Haryana;
- who are employed in any factory in Haryana;
- who are enrolled as voter in Haryana or Maharashtra.
However, it is to be note that this holiday on 21st October 2019 is available only for the employees who are enrolled as voters in the state of Haryana and Maharashtra.