Local Body Election in Tamil Nadu–Notification issued by TN Govt.


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


Dated 11.10.2011

Read :

Tamil Nadu State Election Commission’s S.O.No.47/2011/TNSEC/PE-I, dated 21 .9.2011.


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-l. 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.

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