Hyderabad HC issues notice to Telangana govt on women's reservation in panchayat elections

Varun Chirumamilla July 11 2018

A single judge of the Hyderabad High Court has issued notice to the Telangana government in a writ petition challenging a memo, which declares that 50 percent of seats reserved for the Scheduled Castes in the upcoming panchayat elections are to be reserved for women.

The petition which was filed by Mamidi Sudarshan and was heard by Justice MS Ramachandra Rao.

Appearing for the petitioner, Senior Counsel L Ravichander argued that a full bench of the Hyderabad High Court . . .

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