Raj Cabinet approves Vidhan Parishad proposal

Rajasthan on Monday took a step forward towards constitution of Legislative Council (Upper House).

Jaipur: In a step forward towards constitution of Legislative Council (Upper House) in Rajasthan, the state Cabinet on Monday approved a proposal for presenting a resolution in the state Assembly.

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot after his Budget Speech last month in the Assembly had expressed his intention to form Vidhan Parishad in the state.

In today`s meeting, which was chaired by Gehlot, the Cabinet approved the proposal to present a resolution in the Assembly.

Along with this, several decisions including setting up of "state water resources regulatory authority" and a "rehabilitation and research center for differently-abled
people" were also taken.

Rajasthan Water Resources Regulatory Bill - 2012, state policy for differently-abled people, draft for Rajasthan Rehabilitation of Beggars bill were also approved in the
meeting, according to an official.


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