73rd Amendment Act not applicable to J&K State

Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Abdul Haq today informed the House that 73rd Amendment Act is not applicable to the Jammu and Kashmir State in view of the Special Constitutional Position enjoyed by the State.

Replying to a question by Mr. Neelam Kumar Lengeh, the Minister said that however, the Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act, 2014 has been enacted to bring in broader features of the 73rd Amendment.

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