While the Andhra Pradesh political circles are on the verge of leaving behind the prolonged legal battle between APSEC and Jagan-led state government, a letter shot by SEC Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar followed by his press conference grabbed everyone’s attention.
The letter shot by the SEC objected the idea of district reorganisation by the state government while the local polls are likely to be held anytime soon. Hours after which the SEC addressed the media after a prolonged meeting with all main political parties in the state, revealing that the most debated local body elections will be held in Andhra Pradesh in February next year.
However, in response to the letter which set state politics on fire, the CS on Wednesday it is not possible to conduct local body elections amid the ongoing situation due to coronavirus pandemic. The issue soon landed at Raj Bhavan with Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar raising a complaint against the government.
SEC Ramesh Kumar on Wednesday has reportedly conferred with state Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan and complained against ‘the unconstitutional acts’ of the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy government. During his 40-minute meeting with the Governor, the SEC also noted that the state government was apparently in no mood to let a constitutional process take place.
It was also learnt that the SEC raised objections over the behaviour of minister Kodali Nani while the latter was accused of provocating the SEC employees against the authorities. Nimmagadda has reportedly submitted the video clips of the minister along with the letter submitted to the Governor.
APSEC sources confirmed that State Election Commissioner is now contemplating the further course of legal action against the government in the matter.