Samarras power of appointments was cancelled by the state government after corruption allegations against a local MP were raised.
The opposition had alleged that local Samarrala MLA, Gopal Singh, had sought to influence the appointment of three state government ministers.
The government had countered that the ministers were chosen by the people.
The move came a day after a top lawyer for the Opposition in the case, Jagmohan Srivastava, alleged that the appointment was done without any consultation with the Samaras concerned.
“We had already informed the government of the allegations in the first place, and the government has acted,” state home minister Anand Kumar said on Friday.
He said the government would submit a written reply on the matter.
Opposition members said the move by the Samara government was a “major setback” for the state’s opposition.
“The decision to cancel the appointment is a huge setback for the opposition.
We will continue to challenge the decision to take this drastic step,” said Anil Sharma, who is the chief of Samara Samaj Party (SSP).
He said he was “surprised” by the government’s response.
“The opposition has been campaigning for a long time against the Samaris decision, and this is the biggest setback yet,” he added.
The decision comes days after the Samars opposition had filed a petition with the Election Commission seeking cancellation of the appointment.
The petition has also called for a probe into the alleged irregularities in the election.
A special probe panel has been set up to investigate the allegations.
Samarramas state chief minister Piyush Goyal said the decision was made in the light of the Supreme Court verdict.
The decision is based on the findings of the investigation, he added in a statement.
BJP, Congress and AIADMK have demanded the appointment be cancelled in the upcoming Assembly polls.