Difference Between Gram Sabha and Gram Panchayat December 12, 2017 By Surbhi S 1 Comment Gram Sabha is used to mean a general assembly of all the people of a village, who have attained the age of 18 years and their name is entered in the voter list.
Like all other Federal Constitutions of the world, the Parliament of India is bicameral in structure. The two Houses of the Parliament are known as the Council of States (Rajya Sabha) and the House of the People (Lok Sabha). The President of India is a part and parcel of our Parliament.
His term of office is also five years. The Parliament (or The Legislative Arm of the Union) consists of Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha and the President. The Rajya Sabha consists totally of 245 members. 233 members represent states and union territories and the remaining 12 are nominated by the president.
Unfortunately, before the bill got passed by Rajya Sabha, the Lok Sabha was dissolved and the bill never got passed, even though there were subsequent versions in many years from then. Since 1968, till 2011, around 9 times the bill has been introduced in the Parliament; however the bill has never been passed.
The Lokpal and Lokayuktas (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which was passed by the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, was passed by the upper house on Thursday. PTI It allows extension of the time given to public servants and trustees and board members of NGOs, receiving government funds of more than Rs 1 crore or foreign funding of more than Rs 10 lakh, to declare their assets and those of their spouses.
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Earlier Lokpal and Lokayukt Bill 2011 tabled on December 22 2011 and was passed by the Lok Sabha by real time voting on December 27 2011, but failed in Rajya Sabha. History: The basic idea of the Lok Pal is borrowed from the office of ombudsman, which has played an effective role in checking corruption and wrong-doing in Scandinavian and other nations.