Tuva: Constitution Day Celebrated
On 6 May 2007 the
Below is an extract from an article written by Dina Oyun and published by Tuva Online:
Today (06 May) Tuva celebrates it Constitution Day. The present Constitution of the
The preparation of the new main Law in 2000-2001 went in the tight political fight in between the President of the Republic who developed the draft law and the Supreme Khural (then the name of the Tuvan Parliament). Deputies did not approve some of the changes introduced by the new Constitution […].
They suggested that the most disputable questions in the draft law be voted on a referendum and after that the parliament in accordance with the old constitution (1993) adopt the new main law in the whole. But the other party insisted that the law should be voted by electorate as such either pro or contra but without any changes. […]
Sholban Kara-ool, 40, whose candidature was put forward by President Putin, [recently] took the position of the head of the republic.