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Parliament approves bill to settle 41-year-old border issue with Bangladesh

All the 331 members present in the House voted for the bill which became the 100th Constitutional amendment passed by Parliament.

By: Press Trust of India | New Delhi |
Updated: May 7, 2015 7:46:14 pm
A view of Lok Sabha in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Source: PTI) A view of Lok Sabha in New Delhi (Source: PTI)

Settling the country’s 41-year-old border issue with Bangladesh, Parliament today unanimously passed a historic bill to operationalise the Land Boundary Agreement that provides for exchange of territories.

The Lower House, showing rare unanimity, passed the Constitution (119th Amendment) Bill to allow the operationalisation of the 1974 India-Bangladesh Land Boundary agreement.

All the 331 members present in the House voted for the bill which became the 100th Constitutional amendment passed by Parliament.

Read full copy here: PM Modi thanks Sonia Gandhi as Parliament approves Indo-Bangla land deal

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