The Assam Government granted special leave for its employees, officials and ministers on January 6-7 to spend quality time with their living parents and in-laws.
About the order:
A notification was issued where the order read, “The Assam government is pleased to allow state government employees to avail casual leave on January 6 and 7, 2022, suffixing the two holidays, the 8th and 9th of January 2022, being the 2nd Saturday and Sunday, so as to enable them to spend the aforesaid days with their living parents and parents-in-law.”
Assam CM’s statement:
While speaking to the media, CM Sarma on January 1, said that it will be mandatory for all the employees to upload photographs showing that they stayed with the parents during the holidays as proof. Those seeking the holidays will have to apply for leave prior. Stretching this one-of-a-kind initiative to onfield-duty police, healthcare officials, and other officials allied to emergency services, Himanta Biswa Sarma added that they will also be able to avail holidays in phases in the next four months.