Private members bills; 4 introduced, withdrawn

Last Updated: June 24, 2016 at 10:16 am

Srinagar | June 23 : Four private members bills were introduced in the Upper House today.

The Bills included a Bill to amend the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Act, 2004, introduced by Dr. Shehnaz Ganai.

A Bill to amend the Jammu and Kashmir Code of Criminal Procedure,  Svt. 1989 (1933 A.D), introduced by Mr. Naresh Kumar Gupta.

A Bill to prohibit the sale of meat and liquor at Katra, the base camp of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine and its surroundings within a radius of 12 kilometers, introduced by Mr. Jugal Kishore.

A Bill to amend the Jammu and Kashmir State Ranbir Penal Code, Svt. 1989 (1932 A. D.), introduced by Dr. Bashir Ahmad Shah (Veeri).

Later, the Bills were withdrawn after threadbare discussion on these and after an assurance from the Government that they would look into the issues raised by the legislators.