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HC declines to stay orders on GHMC polls

Hyderabad: The Telangana High Court today declined to pass any orders on staying the upcoming GHMC polls.

It passed these orders while dealing with a batch of Public Interest Litigation (PIL). Arguing the case on behalf often if the petitioners, their counsel Rachana Reddy told the HC that the reservations of the GHMC mayor’s post and corporators were not done as per the GHMC Act.

She urged the High Court to issue orders for staying in the elections immediately.   However responding to the plea, a division bench of the HC said that it could not pass any orders as there was hardly one week left to hold the elections it, however, said that it would hear the batch of petitions again on December 23 of the next month and adjourned the case.

 

source (NSS)