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Government of India
Cabinet
08-December-2005 20:55 IST
pproval to introduce States Reorganisation Laws Amendment Bill

    The Union Cabinet today gave its approval to introduce the States Reorganisation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2005 by amending :

i)                     the Madhya Pradesh  Reorganisation Act, 2000 to provide for the inclusion of Chattisgarh in the proviso to Article 164(1) of the Constitution; and

ii)                   the Bihar Reorganisation Act, 2000 to provide for the inclusion of Jharkhand in Article 164(1) of the Constitution and to delete Bihar therefrom.

iii)                  Enactment of a Constitution Amendment Bill towards this end.

The Amendment Bills will be introduced in Parliament.

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