Amaravati, September 21
The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday additional prolonged until October 5 the established order on the 2 new legal guidelines that allow the institution of three new capitals for the state.
A Division Bench of the High Court, comprising Chief Justice JK Maheshwari and justices AV Sesha Sai and M Satyanarayana Murthy, which additional heard a batch of interlocutory purposes filed by the Rajadhani Rythu Parirakshana Samiti and others, prolonged the established order and posted the case to October 5 for the following listening to.
The extension of established order places paid to the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy governments hopes of expediting the method for shifting the state’s Executive Capital to Visakhapatnam.
The Supreme Court had refused to grant any aid to the state authorities on the High Court’s earlier orders within the matter.
The Court granted per week’s time to the state Chief Secretary Nilam Sawhney to file a counter affidavit in a contempt case associated to the problem.
A contempt petition was filed alleging that the state authorities was going forward with the development of a guesthouse at Kapuluppada village close to Visakhapatnam.
As the guesthouse building was additionally part of the transfer to find the Executive Capital in Visakhapatnam, the petitioner contended that it amounted to violation of the established order ordered by the High Court.
The Bench on August 27 directed the state Chief Secretary to file a counter to this by September 10 however the authorities on Monday sought extra time for this. —PTI