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Office-of-profit bill passed

Written by: Staff

Ranchi, Aug 22 (UNI) Amid boycot by the Opposition, the BJP-led NDA today passed the Jharkhand Legislature (Prevention) Disqualification Bill, 2006 without any debate.

The Bill was introduced in the last Assembly session and sent to Governor Syed Sibtey Razi for consent.

The Governor returned the same, suggesting some modifications in the Bill, which was not entertained by the government.

The Opposition demanded a debate on the Bill, which was not allowed.

Miffed at it, the entire Opposition boycotted the proceedings as the Bill was passed.

Chief Minister Arjun Munda and many of his ministerial colleagues were under scanner as the controversy arose.


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