Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to file its reply on a bunch of writ petitions challenging reservation of seats for upcoming local bodies polls in the state.

The order was passed by a Division Bench comprising Justice Yatindra Singh and Justice Mohd Tahir.

The Bench asked the state government to file its reply by May 25 and fixed May 28 as the next date of hearing.

The petitions alleged that reservation of seats had not taken place in accordance with law.


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