26 November, 2020
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Recent Bombay High Court ruling:
The Union government was within its powers to suspend the MPLAD scheme and divert such funds to combat Covid-19.
Besides, this (Covid-19) is a disaster so the government will have to resort to Disaster Management Act. It is within its powers to invoke the Act.
What’s the issue?
About MPLAD scheme: Launched in December 1993.
Release of Funds:
The MPs have a recommendatory role under the scheme.
Recommendation of works:
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