JK govt cancels leaves of gazetted officers

Srinagar, Feb 22: The Jammu and government on Friday cancelled the leave of all gazetted officers from February 25 (Monday) in view of upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
An order issued by the general administration department (GAD) said keeping in view the upcoming General Elections to the House of People (Lok Sabha), 2019, it is hereby ordered that:
“Leave of any kind sanctioned to the Gazetted Officers (except leave sanctioned on medical grounds, Child Care Leave or for study purposes) shall stand cancelled w.e.f. 25.02.2019. The concerned officers shall report to their respective places of posting immediately,” the order read.
It also said that no leave of any kind shall be granted to the Gazetted Officers except in case of any medical emergency till further orders.
“All the officers shall remain available at their headquarters/places of posting till the conclusion of the elections,” it added.