Municipal elections will be held soon in Maharashtra, final ward structure will be announced by May 17
Supreme court State Election Commission after the order of ( Maharashtra State Election Commission ) has started the process of election of local bodies. The State Election Commission on Tuesday (May 10) made an important order regarding 14 municipalities of the state including Mumbai Municipal Corporation. Municipal Corporation Election 2022) released. Municipal corporations have been directed to issue the final ward composition notification by May 17. After the order of the Panch, there has been a stir in the political activities. Preparations for the election of various parties have been intensified. The municipalities of Navi Mumbai, Thane, Kalyan-Dombivli, Ulhasnagar, Vasai-Virar, Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Kolhapur, Amravati, Nagpur, Akola, Solapur and Nashik, including the Mumbai Municipal Corporation, have expired.
The state government had adopted a policy of extending the election dates till the OBC political reserve, which was struck down by the Supreme Court, was restored. For this reason, the state government took the right to announce the election schedule and date. But the top court also set aside the amendment made by the state government and directed the state election commission to initiate the election process for municipalities and other local bodies. After the order of the Supreme Court, the State Election Commission has started the election process.
Municipal election process begins in Maharashtra
After the approval of the draft of the ward structure on January 28, the time to file the objection was given from February 1 to February 14. After this, on March 4, the Supreme Court ordered the cancellation of the election process. The court, while setting aside the OBC reservation, clarified that under no circumstances the reservation can exceed the limit of 50 per cent. The final draft could not be released due to the cancellation of the election by the Supreme Court. Now after the decision of the Supreme Court on Tuesday (May 10), the State Election Commission has also started the election process.
According to the order of the State Election Commission, it has been asked to prepare the structure of the ward by May 11. Approval date is 12th May. The list of file ward structure is to be declared on May 17.