Telangana Assembly To Pass New Municipal Bill On July 18


Hyderabad: The Telangana Assembly will meet on July 18 and 19 to consider and pass the new municipal Bill, aimed at addressing problems faced by the citizens in urban areas and making the department corruption-free, an official release said Thursday.

It will be introduced on July 18 and after deliberations will be taken up for passage the next day, it said.

It will be a special session only to consider and pass the act and there will not be any other business like question answers etc,” the release said.

The state Legislative Council will meet on July 19 to pass the act, the release said.

After the bill is passed by the legislature, elections are likely to be held to the municipalities in the first week of next month, the release added.

The new legislation, recently finalised and sent to the Law department for vetting, also seeks to ensure “zero red tapism” in areas such plan approvals without compromising on building norms.


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