December 10, 2023


The Supreme Court has knocked down portions of a constitutional amendment that limited states’ exclusive control over cooperative organizations.


Part IXB, added to the Constitution in 2012 by the 97th Amendment, outlined the rules for operating cooperative organizations.

  • The amendment’s provisions, which were passed by Parliament without being ratified by state legislatures as needed by the Constitution, established the number of directors a society should have their tenure and even the essential eminent domain powers.
  • The decision could be noteworthy in light of concerns expressed by states that the new Central Ministry of Cooperation would disempower them.
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