//SC, ST,OBC and Women quotas in UP Municipalities illegal : Allahabad High Court

SC, ST,OBC and Women quotas in UP Municipalities illegal : Allahabad High Court

ALLAHABAD, Feb. 6. — Allahabad High Court today held that reservation and allotment of seats for the post of president and vice-president of municipalities in favour of SC, ST, OBC and women candidates as provided in the UP Municipalities Act was illegal. However, a two-judge Bench held that the state legislature is competent to make laws with regard to reservation in municipalities. — PTI

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