Nagaland cabinet to submit memorandum to PM

Nagaland cabinet has submitted a memorandum to Centre for revisiting schedule IX-A of India Constitution, which deals with the municipalities.

According to a communique issued by the media cell of Chief Minister's Office, the decision comes in the wake of various tribal organisations opposing elections to Urban Local Bodies (ULB) with 33 per cent reservation of seats for women. Taking serious consideration of the widespread concern expressed by various tribal and other organisations with regard to certain provisions of Part IX-A of the Constitution relating to municipalities and women reservation, the state Cabinet, in an emergency meeting attended by special invitees comprising of legislators from all tribes, decided to submit a memorandum to the Prime Minister to amend the Constitution through an ordinance.

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Memorandum - A memorandum is a note, or document prepared by a cabinet minister or a senior executive, the format might be rigidly defined and limited to one or two pages.

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