[Maharashtra local body elections] Supreme Court warns poll body of contempt of court if it renotifies polls to include OBC quota

A Bench of Justices AM Khanwilkar, AS Oka and JB Pardiwala took exception to the State Election Commission issuing a fresh election program to include reserved seats for OBCs despite its earlier orders.
[Maharashtra local body elections] Supreme Court warns poll body of contempt of court if it renotifies polls to include OBC quota

The Supreme Court on Tuesday made clear that it would consider initiating contempt of court proceedings against the Maharashtra State Election Commission (SEC) if it re-notifies local body polls to 367 seats in order to enable reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in some of those seats [Rahul Ramesh Wagh and ors vs State of Maharashtra].

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