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Rajasthan Assembly passes Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

The Assembly passed a bill Wednesday that allows a member of the to get elected and hold office of a or a Vice-of a cooperative society.

The Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed by the House by voice vote.

The government had promulgated an ordinance on December 26, 2018 and a bill replacing it was passed in the assembly Wednesday.

Replying on the bill, said the Rajasthan Cooperative Societies Act, 2001 restricted a person to hold both the offices of a or of a committee of cooperative society and a member of the

The government has decided to amend the Act to remove the said restriction, Anjana said.

Opposition members demanded referring the bill to the select committee for review, which was turned down by the

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First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 16:40 IST