Haryana Vidhan Sabha passed the Punjab Village Common Lands (Regulation) Haryana Amendment Act 2020

Haryana Vidhan Sabha passed the Punjab Village Common Lands (Regulation) Haryana Amendment Act 2020

The Voice of Chandigarh News:

Haryana Vidhan Sabha passed the Punjab Village Common Lands (Regulation) Haryana Amendment Act, 2020 to amend the Punjab Village Common Lands (Regulation) Act, 1961.

The Act omits the name of the area which is not part of Haryana State and to include the definition of sabha area given in the Haryana Panchayati Raj Act, 1994 as the earlier definition had become obsolete.

It was also considered necessary to increase the penalty and to link the rate of penalty with the value of the land in case of encroachment on lands in shamlat deh to make the penalty serve as an effective deterrent. Further to avoid misinterpretation of the exception clause, it was considered necessary to omit item (i) of section 2(g) of the Punjab Act No. 18 of 1961 (Applicable to Haryana).

While taking a significant decision in the interest of  candidates belonging to Economic Weaker Sections (EWS) of the society, Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal today announced that relaxation of 5 years in age  would be provided to the EWS category candidates in police recruitment.

Manohar Lal made this announcement on the first day of Haryana Vidhan Sabha Session.

The Chief Minister said that the State Government has implemented the provision of 10 per cent reservation to EWS category candidates in the government jobs on the pattern of Centre Government.

He said that no age relaxation was admissible to EWS category candidates in police recruitment till now. Suggestions were recieved in this regard and after considering the same, now it has been decided to grant age relaxation of 5 years to EWS candidates in recruitment to the police department.

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