Article 243ZE of Constitution of India "Committee for Metropolitan Planning"
(1) There shall be constituted in every Metropolitan,
area a Metropolitan Planning Committee to prepare a draft
development plan for the Metropolitan area as a whole.
(2) The Legislature of a State may, by law, make with respect to;
(a) the composition of the Metropolitan Planning Committees;
(b) the manner in which the seats in such Committees shall be filled:
Provided that not less than two-thirds of the members of such Committee shall be elected by, and from amongst, the elected members of the Municipalities and Chairpersons of the Panchayats in the, Metropolitan area in proportion to the ratio between the population of the Municipalities and of the Panchayats in that area;
(c) the representation, in such Committees of the
Government of India and the Government of the State and of
such organisations and institutions as may be deemed
necessary for carrying out the functions assigned to such
(d) the functions relating to planning and coordination for the Metropolitan area which may be assigned to such Committees;
(e) the manner in which the Chairpersons of such Committees shall be chosen.
(3) Every Metropolitan Planning Committee shall, in preparing the draft development plan,
(a) have regard to;
(i) the plans prepared by the Municipalities and the Panchayats in the Metropolitan area;
(ii) matters of common interest between the Municipalities
and the Panchayats, including co-ordinated spatial planning
of the area, sharing of water and other physical and natural
resources, the integrated development of infrastructure and
(iii) the overall objectives and priorities set by the Government of India and the Government of the State;
(iv) the extent and nature of investments likely to be made in the Metropolitan area by agencies of the Government of India and of the Government of the State and other available resources whether financial or otherwise;
(b) consult such institutions and organisations as the Governor may, by order, specify.
(4) The Chairperson of every Metropolitan Planning Committee shall forward the development plan, as recommended by such Committee, to the Government of the State.
Article 243ZF of Constitution of India "Continuance of
existing laws and Municipalities"
Notwithstanding anything in this Part, any provision of any law relating to Municipalities in force in a State immediately before the commencement of the Constitution (Seventy-fourth Amendment) Act, 1992, which is inconsistent with the provisions of this Part, shall continue to be in force until amended or repealed by a competent Legislature or other competent authority or until the expiration of one year from such commencement, whichever is earlier:
Provided that all the Municipalities existing immediately before such commencement shall continue till the expiration of their duration, unless sooner dissolved by a resolution passed to that effect by the Legislative Assembly of that State or, in the case of a State having a Legislative Council, by each House of the Legislature of that State.
Article 243ZG of Constitution of India "Bar to interference by courts in electoral matters"
Notwithstanding anything in this Constitution,
(a) the validity of any law relating to the delimitation of constituencies or the allotment of seats to such constituencies, made or purporting to be made under article 243ZA shall not be called in question in any court;
(b) no election to any Municipality shall be called in question expect by an election petition presented to such authority and in such manner as is provided for by or under any law made by the Legislature of a State.
What is the Constitution and composition of wards Committees, etc? What is Reservation of seats? What is the Duration of Municipalities, etc? Article 243S, 243T and 243U of Constitution of India, 1949
What are the Disqualifications for membership? What are Powers, authority and responsibilities of Municipalities? What is the Power to impose taxes by, and funds, of, the Municipalities? Article 243V, 243W and 243X of Constitution of India, 1949
What is Application to Union territories? What is the meaning Part not to apply to certain areas? What is Committee for district planning? Article 243ZB, 243ZC and 243ZD of Constitution of India, 1949
What is Committee for Metropolitan Planning? What is Continuance of existing laws and Municipalities? What is Bar to interference by courts in electoral matters? Article 243ZE, 243ZF and 243ZG of Constitution of India, 1949
What is Administration of Scheduled Areas and Tribal Areas? What is Formation of an autonomous State comprising certain tribal areas in Assam and creation of local Legislature or Council of Ministers or both therefor? Article 244 and 244A of Constitution of India, 1949