Mumbai: Municipal elections in Maharashtra will be held without the implementation of reservation system for Other Backward Classes (OBC). According to the order given by the Supreme Court regarding this, the State Election Commission has now started preparations for conducting the municipal elections. The State Election Commission has clarified that the process of reservation for 13 municipal corporations will be started from May 27.
According to the news received by the State Election Commission, elections were held for Navi Mumbai, Vasai-Virar, Kalyan-Dombivli, Kolhapur, Thane, Ulhasnagar, Nagpur, Nashik, Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Solapur, Amravati and Akola Municipal Corporation. Have to go Reservation draw program for these 13 municipal corporations will start on 27 May 2022, the process of reserving seats for SC, ST and women.
According to the Maharashtra State Election Commission, the seat draw for reservation will be conducted on 31st May 2022. After the draw, the reservation format will be published on 1st June. People will be able to give their objections and suggestions to the State Election Commission from June 1 to 6 regarding reservation. After considering the objections and suggestions of the people, the last publication of reservation will be made on June 13.