On Nov 1,2019, The Punjab Cabinet has decided to change the Punjab State Legislature (Prevention of Disqualification) Act,1952 was in terms of Article 191 of the Constitution to declare that the holders of certain offices of profit and the members of the assembly has appointed under this category will not be disqualified of the State Legislature.
i.The bill amending Section 2 of the act will be presented in the forthcoming session of the Punjab Assembly.
ii.Further, these amendments have not taken into account of office for profit,This act may create a path for the age limit from the existing 70 years to 72 years for appointment as chairperson of the commission.
About Guru Nanak Dev Award:
The Punjab State Cabinet passed a complete resolution to Institute of ‘Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji Award’ for Promotion of Peace and Interfaith understanding,in commemoration of the 550th Prakash Purb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji.This award carries a cash price of 11 Lakh rupees and a Citation.