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Cabinet approves amendment of Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act, 1951

ANI  |  New Delhi (India) 

The chaired by has approved the amendment of Memorial Act, 1951, to ensure representation of the in the Trust and empower the government to terminate and replace a to participate in the functioning of the Trust.

The decisions aim to suitably amend the aforesaid act so as to secure representation as Trustees, "the of Opposition recognized as such in the House of the People, or where there is no such of Opposition, then the of the single largest in the House".

In the existing Act, there is a provision for representation of a single political party. Deletion of the party-specific member from the Trust will make it apolitical. The proposed amendment ensures representation of the in the Trust and will empower the government to terminate and replace a to participate in the functioning of the Trust or for any other reason.

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 06:00 IST
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