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Political stir in UP, Akhilesh said – BJP showing crocodile sympathy

UP Municipal Election 2022: In Uttar Pradesh (Uttar Pradesh), the political stir has intensified on the Allahabad High Court’s decision to cancel the OBC reservation in the urban body elections (Nikay Chunav). After the verdict, a tweet has been made on behalf of CM Yogi saying that he will go to the Supreme Court, while Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav has also written ‘Ghadiyali Sympathy’ in his tweet.

Government’s notification was challenged in the High Court

According to the information, the notification of reservation regarding the urban body elections in the state was issued by the Uttar Pradesh government on December 5. Thereafter, petitions were filed on behalf of some people in the High Court challenging the notification. The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court had reserved its decision on Saturday after hearing several petitions and the advocates appearing for the state government.

Today the High Court gave its verdict

On 27 December i.e. today, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court pronounced its verdict. According to the decision, the High Court has ordered to hold elections immediately, canceling the OBC reservation issued by the government. After this, a tweet has been made on behalf of the Chief Minister of the state Yogi Adityanath from the official Twitter account.

Will provide reservation facility: CM Yogi

CM Yogi has written in this tweet, ‘Uttar Pradesh government will set up a commission in the context of urban body general elections and provide reservation facility to other backward class (OBC) citizens on the basis of triple test. Only after this, the urban body general elections will be conducted. The CM wrote in another tweet, ‘If necessary, the state government will also appeal in the Hon’ble Supreme Court after considering all the legal aspects regarding the decision of the Hon’ble High Court.’

The government took away the rights of the backward: Akhilesh Yadav

At the same time, other parties of the state are also keeping an eye on this whole matter. A tweet has also been made on behalf of Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav. It is written in it, ‘Today, anti-reservation BJP is showing sympathy on the subject of OBC reservation in the body elections. Today BJP has taken away the reservation rights of backward people, tomorrow BJP will also take away the reservation given by Babasaheb to Dalits. There is an appeal to the backward and Dalits to support the SP in the fight to save the reservation.

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