What is the 97th amendment of the Indian Constitution?

The Ninety-Seventh Amendment Act of 2011 gave constitutional status and protection to cooperative societies. In this context, it made the following three changes in the constitution:

  1. It made the right to form cooperative societies a fundamental right (Article 19). 
  2. It included a new Directive Principle of State Policy on the promotion of cooperative societies (Article 43B). 
  3. It added a new Part IX-B in the constitution, which is entitled “The Cooperative Societies” (Article 243-ZH to 243-ZT). 

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