Maharashtra election body bans elections to Municipal Councils and Nagar Panchayats. Mumbai News – Times of India

Mumbai: Maharashtra State election Commission (SEC) on Thursday put on hold elections to 92 city councils and four nagar panchayats in view of the hearing next week. OBC reservation before the Supreme Court.
State on 12th July OBC Commission submitted its report (which contains data Other backward classesAnd the next hearing in the case is set for July 19, the SEC said in a statement here.
Last week, the SEC announced that elections to these local government bodies would be held without OBC reservation on August 18.
But both the Eknath Shinde-led government and the opposition parties had said that elections should not be held until the issue of OBC quota is resolved.
Last year, the SC had set aside the OBC quota in local bodies in Maharashtra in the absence of empirical data about the backward class population in the state. Two days ago, the SEC had banned lotteries to decide other reservations in 25 Zilla Parishads and 284 Panchayat Samitis.