The Andhra Pradesh excessive courtroom on Tuesday stayed the notifications issued by the YSR Congress authorities on the formation of three capitals for the state until August 14.
Performing on a petition filed by Rajadhani Rythu Parirakshana Samithi (Committee of farmers to guard the capital), a three-member division bench of the excessive courtroom comprising Justice Rakesh Kumar, Justice Sesha Sai and Justice Satyanaryana Murthy granted keep on the implementation of the gazette notifications and requested the state authorities to file a counter inside 10 days.
The excessive courtroom ordered that the state authorities keep established order with regard to Amaravati because the capital metropolis and to not proceed with any strikes with regard to the shifting of govt capital from Amaravati to Visakhapatnam.
On July 31, the Jagan Mohan Reddy authorities issued two separate notifications – one on abolition of AP Capital Area Improvement Authority fashioned in December 2014 to develop Amaravati because the capital of AP; and the second on formation of three capitals for the state – govt capital at Visakhapatnam, judicial capital at Kurnool and legislative capital at Amaravati.
The notification adopted the assent given by Governor Biswabhushan Harichandan earlier within the day for the 2 payments handed by the state legislature.
Nonetheless, the farmers of Amaravati challenged these notifications within the excessive courtroom. When the petition got here up for listening to on Tuesday, the division bench requested the state authorities to file a counter affidavit. The state advocate common requested for 10 days’ time for the federal government to file the counter.
When the counsels for petitioners expressed apprehensions that the federal government would possibly go forward with the shift of a few of the workplaces to Visakhapatnam throughout this 10-day interval, the excessive courtroom ordered that standing be maintained on the gazette notifications and granted a keep on the implementation of the notifications until August 14.
In the meantime, the farmers of Amaravati continued with their protests over the state authorities’s transfer to type the three capitals. The protesters, together with ladies, fashioned a human chain all alongside the street resulting in the excessive courtroom and pleaded the judges passing by means of the street with folded palms.
A few of them have been carrying nationwide flags and a few others have been on their knees because the convoy of judges handed by. Some ladies protestors additionally provided “aarti” to the excessive courtroom constructing earlier than the arrival of the judges, in search of a beneficial judgment for them.