Paid Holiday Declared for Lok Sabha Election 2024 in Karnataka

On the 22nd of March, 2024, the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Karnataka issued a notification that is set to impact the people in the state. In an unprecedented move, the Governor of Karnataka declared the 26th of April, 2024, and the 7th of May, 2024, as Paid Holidays.

 This decision was made to enable every person employed in any business, trade, industrial undertaking, or any other establishment in the state to exercise their franchise in the General Election to Lok Sabha, 2024.

This move is a testament to the government’s commitment to uphold the democratic rights of its citizens and ensure maximum participation in the electoral process.

This decision is a significant step towards strengthening the democratic process in Karnataka. It not only acknowledges the importance of every single vote but also ensures that the working population is not deprived of their right to vote due to work commitments.