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LS passes Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (amendment) Bill

Lok Sabha on Friday passed a bill which seeks to remove the Congress president as a permanent member of a trust that runs the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial amid a walkout by the Congress. The Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill states that it seeks to "delete" the mention of 'President of the Indian National Congress' as a trustee.

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New Delhi Published on: August 02, 2019 16:16 IST
LS passes Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (amendment)
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LS passes Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (amendment) Bill

Lok Sabha on Friday passed a bill which seeks to remove the Congress president as a permanent member of a trust that runs the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial amid a walkout by the Congress.

The Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill states that it seeks to "delete" the mention of 'President of the Indian National Congress' as a trustee.

The bill was passed by a voice vote amid Congress walkout. Earlier, amendments moved by opposition parties were defeated by a division of votes.

A division sought by opposition members at the time of consideration of the bill was also defeated 214 in favour of the consideration and 30 against it.

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