15 December 2020
France to hold referendum to bring climate change clause in the constitution
The referendum is an attempt made by the French government to forge ties with the public which rebelled in an uproarious 2018-19 "Yellow vest" movement, launched against hike in fuel tax. (Crédit photo : AP/PTI)
Macron said that the referendum would propose adding a clause to the first article of the constitution
Macron formed the Citizens Convention in response to demands for greater "direct democracy"
The last referendum in France was held in 2005
with inputs from AFP
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