Triple test in Vikas Gawali judgment has to be complied with before reserving seats for OBCs in local bodies: Supreme Court

A Bench of Justices AM Khanwilkar, Dinesh Maheshwari and CT Ravikumar said that until the triple test is complied with, Maharashtra cannot proceed with such reservation in local body elections.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that compliance with the triple test laid down in the top court's judgment in Vikas Kishanrao Gawali v. State of Maharashtra is mandatory before seats can be reserved by Maharashtra government in favour of Other Backward Classes (OBC) in local government bodies [Rahul Ramesh Wagh v The State of Maharashtra].

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