China reduces the number of elected seats in Hong Kong's legislature

As part of its intention to rule behind the scenes in Hong Kong, Beijing has reduced the number of elected seats in its legislature. The changes were announced on Tuesday after a two-day meeting of China's top legislature. According to the new system, the number of seats in the legislature has been increased to 90, but only 20 seats will be elected by the general public. Currently, half of the 70 seats of the legislature were directly elected by members. Explain that the Xi Chinfing government implemented the National Security Act in Hong Kong last year and this year it is making changes in the electoral process. The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of China approved amendments to the Constitution of Hong Kong. After which Beijing's control over the city's legislature will increase. The new legislature will have 20 elected members, 30 members will be elected by the constituencies and 40 members will be elected by the election committee. Together, they will elect the leader of the city. The number of members of the Election Committee has been increased from 1,200 to 1,500. The committee has more supporters of Beijing's central government. The political opposition in Hong Kong sees these changes as attempts to keep him away from governance. The National People's Congress has ratified the resolution put up in March in which the Standing Committee was empowered to make changes in the original law. Election laws will now be changed in Hong Kong and elections will be held under the amended law itself. Thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong in pro-democracy demonstrations in 2019 and when the government refused to accept the protesters' demands, the protesters turned to violent