In view of 2019 Lok Sabha elections approaching very fast, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Uttar Pradesh has come up with the idea of favouring reservation to Jat community under Other Backward Classes (OBC). The government is making commitment to take all possible steps to facilitate reservations to Jats.
Chandigarh, Sep 19: Voting for 22 zila parishads and 150 panchayat samitis polls are underway on Wednesday. The voting commenced at 8 am and will continue till 4 pm, officials said. A total of 354 zila parishad members and 2,900 panchayat samiti members were going to be elected in these polls, they added.