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UP Urban Local Body Polls Will Be Conducted Without OBC Reservation Orders HC


Lucknow: Allahabad High Court on December 27 ordered that Urban Local Body Elections in Uttar Pradesh will be conducted without OBC reservation. HC quashed the state government’s draft notification on urban local body elections This rule will not, however, make any changes to the SC and ST quotas.

Justice DK Upadhyay and Justice Saurav Lavania passed the verdict on this matter.

UP Government issued a draft notification on December 5 for the reservation of Other Backward Classes in the urban local body elections.

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The decision was reached in response to PILs that contested the OBC reservation draft’s creation without adhering to the Supreme Court’s recommended triple-test criteria.


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