Haryana fixes edu qualification for Urban Bodies’ polls

Haryana Assembly passed two Bills mandating minimum educational qualification for contesting urban local bodies polls in the state. The minimum educational qualification for a general male candidate will be Class X, while that for women and those belonging to SC category would be Class VIII. 

Haryana had earlier fixed similar qualification for gram panchayat elections as well. Under the new rules of Lokpal Act, all central government employees have been asked to declare details of assets and liabilities including those of their spouses and children by April 15The employees also have to furnish details of deposits made in foreign banksAccording to a new directive by Kerala’s Transport and Road Safety Commissioner.

Thachankary, people who purchase two-wheelers will get complimentary ISI-approved helmets with their vehicles from April 1The buyers will also receive accessories such as front and rear number plates, rear-view mirror, sari guard, crash guard, and handle grip for pillion riders free of cost.

Extra info:
  • Minimum educational qualification for women and Scheduled caste candidates has been fixed as middle class and for SC women candidates as 5th Class.
  • The Bill also proposes candidates contesting the elections to Urban Local Bodies have to file a self declaration that they have the provision of a functional toilet at the residence.
  • Haryana Governor – Kaptan Singh Solanki
  • Haryana chief minister – Manohar lal khattar

So lets do:

  • Who is the Governor of Haryana?
  • Which state Assembly passed two Bills mandating minimum educational qualification?

Source The Hindu


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