A woman councilor, who was disqualified in the Maharashtra municipal body elections for having more than two children, disqualified a candidate for membership did not get relief from the Supreme Court. The councilor of Solapur was disqualified because of the third child. After being disqualified from the lower court and the high court, the petitioner woman had approached the Supreme Court and said that the third child was not her. But the Supreme Court did not accept this argument, the matter is related to Anita Ramdas Magar, who was elected councilor from Solapur, Maharashtra.
In the election, the nearest rival filed an application in the court, pleading for disqualification of the election of Anita, who was elected municipal councilor and said that there is a provision to disqualify if there are more than two children in the councilor election in Maharashtra and this law was enacted in 2001. But Anita had a daughter in 2004 and thus she should be disqualified.
Appealed on behalf of the petitioner Anita that the third daughter is not hers but her husband’s brother and his wife. This argument was rejected by the lower court and the high court. The court said that the name of the parents was earlier in the name of Anita and her husband in the birth certificate, but later it was changed in 2012. After not getting relief from the High Court, the matter came to the Supreme Court. The petitioner told the Supreme Court that the third daughter was not his but the Supreme Court rejected the argument.