Puducherry Local Body Elections: Supreme Court issues notice on plea against discontinuation of ST, backward class quota

A Bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao and BR Gavai asked Union Territory to file a counter affidavit within 2 weeks and ordered the registry to place the matter for hearing within 3 weeks.
Justice Nageswara Rao, Justice BR Gavai and Supreme court
Justice Nageswara Rao, Justice BR Gavai and Supreme court

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice in a public interest litigation filed by Puducherry opposition leader R Siva that challenged the government order discontinuing reservation for backward classes and Scheduled Tribes in local body polls (R. Siva v. Union Territory of Puducherry)

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