Chandigarh: The Punjab government on Tuesday declared a public holiday on January 30 when election to the 117-member state Assembly will be held.
All offices of the state government, boards and corporations, educational institutions and other offices would remain closed on the day of polling, an official spokesman said here today.
The offices of the Punjab Government located in Chandigarh Union Territory would also remain closed, he added. The holiday has been declared under Section 25 of
Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881, which is applicable to banks and financial institutions.