While the legal war between the Jagan-led state government and APSEC Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar still manages to stay rife in political debates in the state circles, speculations over another postponement of the polls started making rounds.
In what can be called a clash in ideas yet again, while the APSEC was learnt to start prepping for the local body polls in the state, various YSRCP leaders stated making open statements over not conducting polls any time soon. Further, Nimmagadda calling for an all-party meeting on the 28th of this month strengthened the speculations over the rift.
Meanwhile, Minister Mekapati Gautham Reddy followed by an extensive meeting at Tadepalli announced the state government stand on the elections. Predicting the chances second wave in the state, the minister stated that the government is contemplating over postponing the elections.
“There is no point it finding parallels with Bihar which called for elections. They are mandatory but what we have are local body elections,” he said. It can be noted that the state government has filed affidavit in the High Court stating that local body polls should not be held until the pandemic subsides.