New LS, Assembly constituencies to become effective: Cabinet

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New Delhi, Feb 14 (UNI) The Centre today said a notification would be issued at the ''earliest'' for enforcing the orders issued by the Delimitation Commission which had redrawn the Lok Sabha and Assembly constituencies.

The notification would cover all the constituencies, except those in five states -- Assam, Manipur, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Jharkhand.

The approval for forwarding the orders to the President for issue of the notification was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Information and Broadcasting Minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi told reporters.

The government would also subsequently amend the Representation of People Act, 1950, superseding the Delimitation Order of 1976.

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