Reservations for presidents in 227 municipalities announced

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Mumbai, Sep 9 (UNI) The reservations for the post of president of the 227 municipalities in Maharashtra were decided through a lottery system here today.

The lottery results were announced in presence of minister of state for urban development Rajesh Tope, sources said.

Of the 227 municipalities, 61 will have OBC presidents, 25 SC, nine ST, for next two-and-a-half-years, with one third being reserved for women in every category. Women will have 43 municipalities reserved, while remaining 89 municipalities will have presidents from open category, the official sources said.

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