Mangaluru: Local bodies’ election - General holiday on November 12


Daijworld Media Network - Mangaluru (SP)

Mangaluru, Nov 7: In view of polling that is scheduled to take place within the city corporation limits and a few places elsewhere in Dakshina Kannada district on November 12, general holiday has been declared.

The holiday has been declared to enable voters to cast their votes. There will be holiday within the urban areas where election is being held, and gram panchayat limits where bypoll is being held. State government offices, schools, colleges and government-run concerns will have holiday. The holiday will be available to employees of all the concerns and also those working on daily wage basis on full pay basis.

On November 12, in addition to local city corporation limits, bypoll is being held at Panjikallu in Bantwal taluk, Bajathur and Mardala in Puttur, Kalmadka and Balpa oin Sullia taluk, and Arasinakki and Daregudde gram panchayat in Beltangady taluk. Bypoll is being held for seven seats in the district.

  

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  • Charles D'Mello, Pangala

    Thu, Nov 7 2019

    Holiday can be declared with full pay by the Government, as the officials who declare this not at loss at all. In fact they may be claiming overtime work remuneration....!!!!!! Only private companies suffer but who cares....!!!!!??????

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  • Cynthia, Kirem

    Thu, Nov 7 2019

    Only one day holiday??

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  • abdul munim, mangaluru

    Thu, Nov 7 2019

    one more tamasha..most of the people will loaf around in beaches and malls.
    The MCC overt turnout is always bad as per history. In some wards it is as low as 40%. People, including me have totally lost faith in all the parties.
    None of the corporators or MCC officials are bothered about the encroaching of footpaths throughout the city by hawkers. Police turn a blind eye. Only two wheelers riding without helmets are being fined.
    Really pathetic.

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  • Deshbhakht, Mangalore

    Thu, Nov 7 2019

    Good. Common people, shake off your irrispobsibility and set out for voting. Let us be a model city by showing up 100% for casting our votes.

    You will feel pride in developments taken up by the govt elected by you and your taxes are put for best use. And you can guiltlessly criticise when works are delayed.

    Feel proud in being part of a democratic country.

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