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Seats in Legislative Council are to be increased soon

Seats in Legislative Council are to be increased soon
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Major Changes are soon to be seen in the Andhra Pradesh legislative council. The numbers of seats are expected to be increased from 50 to 58 with the government approving an amendment to the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act on Wednesday.

New Delhi: Major Changes are soon to be seen in the Andhra Pradesh legislative council. The numbers of seats are expected to be increased from 50 to 58 with the government approving an amendment to the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act on Wednesday.

"There was an error in allocation of number of constituencies in the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act. The number in the Act was 50, but actually it should have been 58. It has been corrected," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told a press conference here.

The Union Cabinet approved the accord at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Cabinet decided to amend sections 23(1) and 23(2)(i)(a) of the 2014 Act relating to provisions for the legislative council.

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