The Bill paves the way for the leader of the single largest opposition party in the Lok Sabha to be a member of the trust. The amendment Bill also confers power to the Central government to terminate the term of a nominated trustee before the expiry of the term without assigning any reason.
Three speakers— Himanshu Kumar, Kanwarpal Singh and RS Bains — dwelt on “dissent in present-day India” at the seminar on ‘Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: 100 Years of Crushing Dissent’ at law auditorium on Friday.
The resolution received support from the Opposition ranks too as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), SAD-BJP combine and the Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) supported it, and it was passed unanimously through voice vote.
Hours before he took charge as the Punjab Congress chief,Gurdaspur MP Partap Singh Bajwa,Saturday paid tributes to freedom fighter Bhagat Singh on the 82nd anniversary of his martyrdom,at his ancestral Khatkar Kalan village.