The Legislative Assembly of Rajasthan passed the Rajasthan Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Bill, 2019 and the Rajasthan Municipality (Amendment) Bill, 2019 to end the minimum education criterion for panchayat and civic polls candidates.
The previous BJP government had introduced the minimum qualification of class 10 for Zila Parishad/Panchayat member election, and class 5 or 8 class for the post of sarpanch.
Source: Tribune India
Static/Current Takeaways Important for NIACL AO Mains Exam:
- Rajasthan Capital: Jaipur, CM: Ashok Gehlot, Governor: Shri Kalyan Singh.