UP Civic Poll: Lucknow Bench Of High Court Quashes OBC Reservation In Civic Body Elections
The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Tuesday quashed OBC reservation in civic body elections as proposed by the UP government. Read on for details;
Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Tuesday quashed OBC reservation in civic body elections as proposed by the UP government.
#UPCivicPoll: यूपी नगर निकाय चुनाव को लेकर जानिये हाईकोर्ट का पूरा फैसला, देखिये डाइनामाइट न्यूज़ के वरिष्ठ संवाददाता सुभाष रतूड़ी की ये रिपोर्ट— डाइनामाइट न्यूज़ हिंदी (@DNHindi) December 27, 2022
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According to HC verdict all seats reserved for OBCs will now be considered general. Further High Court also issued instructions to conduct the elections immediately.
High Court also recommended that a dedicated commission should be formed to give reservations to OBCs, only then OBC reservations should be given.
In its 87-page judgement the High Court rejected the government's draft of reservation.