Madhya Pradesh News: An organization representing the Other Backward Classes (OBC) on May 21 demanded 27 per cent reservation for their community in the local body elections in Madhya Pradesh. Closed’ appeal. The Backward Classes Mahasabha has given this call three days after the Supreme Court’s decision on OBC reservation. The top court on Tuesday directed the State Election Commission (SEC) to notify local body elections in Madhya Pradesh without OBC quota within two weeks.
The movement will start if there is no solution
Rakesh Singh Lodhi said this
Lodhi further said that the BJP government and the opposition in Madhya Pradesh had unanimously passed a resolution on 23 December 2021 in the assembly to conduct three-tier panchayat elections with a provision of 27 per cent reservation for the OBC community.
The top court had said this
He questioned, “When the BJP’s ‘double engine’ at the Center and the state; If the government is there, why are efforts not being made to legalize OBC quota (in three-tier local elections) through Parliament?’’ It is to be known that the apex court in its order on Tuesday had said that elections are pending in more than 23,000 local bodies of Madhya Pradesh.
The court had said that the election process cannot be delayed, as at the end of the five-year period, a situation of obstruction will arise and it is the constitutional obligation of the authorities to conduct elections in time.