Union cabinet to meet today; recommend dissolution of 16th Lok Sabha

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  • The Union Cabinet will meet this evening to recommend the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha.
  • The meet is being held a day after the counting of votes for the Lok Sabha elections in which the NDA is all set to retain power.
  • After the Cabinet’s recommendation is passed in the form of a resolution, President Ram Nath Kovind will dissolve the present Lok Sabha.
  • The term of the 16th Lok Sabha will end on the 3rd June and the 17th Lok Sabha has to be constituted before that date.
  • The process to form a new House will be initiated when the Chief Election Commissioner along with Election Commissioners will meet the President in the next few days to hand over the list of newly-elected members.
  • After the meeting of the Union Cabinet, the Council of Ministers, which also comprises Ministers of State will meet at the office of the Prime Minister.
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