LG Ordinance 2021 to be tabled in assembly for approval

Amraiz Khan

Local Government Ordinance 2021 has been finalized will be tabled by the Punjab government in the next session of the Punjab Assembly for approval.

Sources in the Punjab government said that the draft of the ordinance to pass from the house was ready and after adopting, it would be forwarded to the Standing Committee on Local Government for consideration.

As per rules it is mandatory for the Standing Committee to approve the draft within 60 days. According to the Local Government Ordinance, deputy commissioners will work closely with the Election Commission for the delimitation of constituencies across Punjab.

The Deputy Commissioners will prepare all the suggestions regarding the delimitation. The provincial government will not have the power to interfere in the affairs of local government.

The local government will be an independent body that takes steps to beautify historic buildings, parks, and the city while the cases of NGOs, local sports and district administration will also be followed by the local government.

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