Allahabad HC rejects PILs against Maya govt proposal on splitting UP

State govt has already adopted a resolution on dividing UP into 4 states.

Written by Agencies | Lucknow | Published: January 25, 2012 11:35:59 am

The Allahabad High Court today dismissed two PILs challenging the Uttar Pradesh government’s proposal regarding division of Uttar Pradesh into four states and a resolution adopted by the legislature in this regard.

The Lucknow Bench,comprising justices Pradeep Kant and Shabihul Hasnain,pronounced the judgement on the PILs filed by M P Singh and two others.

In its judgement,it said “both the petitions are based on misapprehension of the fact that the state legislature has decided to divide the state of UP into four parts and that the procedure prescribed from doing so shall not be followed. They are accordingly dismissed.”

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