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Lok Sabha nod to bill to merge three municipal corporations of Delhi

Lok Sabha nod to bill to merge three municipal corporations of Delhi

The bill was passed by a voice vote and various amendments moved by the Opposition members were rejected.

The bill was passed by a voice vote and various amendments moved by the Opposition members were rejected. (Photo: PTI) The bill was passed by a voice vote and various amendments moved by the Opposition members were rejected. (Photo: PTI)

Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed a bill to merge three municipal corporations of Delhi into a single entity.

The Delhi Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Bill seeks to unify the three municipal corporations into a single, integrated and well equipped entity to ensure a robust mechanism for synergised and strategic planning and optimal utilisation of resources, Home Minister Amit Shah said.

The bill was passed by a voice vote and various amendments moved by the Opposition members were rejected.