Announcement of Voting Day
The day on which voting takes place in your constituency, it is supposed to be declared as a paid holiday by law. This is to allow you to vote freely without any pressure from your workplace. If you are employed at any business, trade, industrial undertaking or any other establishment or even as a daily wage laborer, you must be given a paid leave by your employer on the day of voting.
Punishment for Employer
If you do not get a paid leave on that day, your employer can be punished with a fine of maximum Rs. 500. 10
- Section 135B, The Representation of People Act, 1951.