Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Declaration of local holidays on 01.02.2016 & 02.02.2016 in the areas notified for GHMC Elections.

Declaration of local holidays on 01.02.2016 & 02.02.2016 in the areas notified for GHMC Elections.

Government of Telangana State
G.O.MS.No. 29 Municipal Administration (C1) Dept, Dated: 19-01-2016 
                      
Subject:
Elections - 3rd Ordinary Elections to GHMC-2016 - Election Notification issued – Authorization to the District Collectors of Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy and Medak to declare local holiday in the areas notified for elections and other related issues   – Orders - Issued .

References:
1.From the TS Election Commission, Notification No.23/TSEC-ULBs/2016-1&2, dt:08.01.2016.
2.From the Secretary, SEC, Hyderabad, Lr.No.28/TSEC-L/2016, dt:09.01.2016.

ORDER:
1. In the reference 1st  read above, the Telangana Stae Election Commission has issued Notification for conduct of 3rd  Ordinary elections to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation on 02.02.2016.

2. In the reference 2nd read above, the Secretary, State Election Commission, Telangana has requested the Government, to issue necessary orders on certain items in connection with the conduct of Ordinary Elections to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation.

3. Therefore, Government hereby issue the following orders:

i) The District Collectors of Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy and Medak are authorised to declare local holiday in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation area on the date of poll i.e., on 02.02.2016 for all the Government offices, Local bodies and other Government institutions situated in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation areas notified for elections.

ii) The District Collectors of Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy and Medak are authorised to declare  local Holiday on the preceding day of poll i..e, on 01.02.2016, on the day of poll i.e., on 02.02.2016 and onthe day of counting i.e., on 05.02.2016 for all public Buildings, educational institutions buildings and other buildings that are used for conduct of poll.

iii) The District Collectors of Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy and Medak are authorised to take action for declaration of local holiday for the Public and Private Undertakings / Firms located in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation area to facilitate employees working in those organisations to exercise their franchise.

iv) The District Collectors of Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy and Medak are authorised to declare  the day of poll as a public holiday in the
Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation  area notified for pollunder the negotiable instruments Act, 1881.

v) The Commissioner of Labour, Telangana State is directed to declare day of poll i.e., on 02.02.2016 as paid holiday to shops and establishments located in the Greater Hyderabad MunicipalCorporation area under AP Shops and Establishments Act, 1988 declaring the day of poll as a paid holiday to all the employees and workers employed in shops and establishments situated in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation area.

vi) The Commissioner & Special Officer and Election Authority,Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation is authorised for requisition the required number of Government vehicles to utilize them for election work.

vii) The District Collectors of Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy and Medak are authorised to prohibit sale of liquor during 48 hours prior to the hours fixed for completion of poll and also on the day of counting of votes.

viii) The District Collectors of Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy and Medak  shall issue instructions on conduct of Government servants during elections to Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation as
prescribed in sub-rules and 6 of rule 19 of A.P. Civil (conduct) Rules, and section 607-A, 610 and 612 of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation Act, 1955.

4. The District Collectors of Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy and Medak Districts/Commissioner, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation / Commissioner, Labour Department shall take necessary action accordingly.

G.O.MS.No.29 Municipal Administration Dept, Dated: 19-01-2016 

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