STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

HC Notice to TS Government over AP Bhoodan Board

Published: 22nd May 2015 05:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd May 2015 05:59 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD:The Hyderabad High Court on Thursday issued notices to the Telangana  government on a petition challenging the action of the government in dissolving the AP Bhoodan Yagna Board in the state and appointing principal secretary to revenue as the authority to discharge duties of the board.

Vacation judge justice KC Bhanu was dealing with a plea by G Rajender Reddy, who was appointed as chairman of the AP Bhoodan Yagna Board in Dec 2012 with four years tenure, contending that Section 9 of the Andhra Pradesh Bhoodan and Gramdan Act, 1965 did not contemplate dissolution of the board consequent upon bifurcation of the state. The petitioner submitted that the allegation that the board has alienated huge valuable lands to the ineligible persons and institutions contrary to the provisions of the Act, is extremely vague and bereft of any particulars. He said that he would seize to be chairman of the board following issuance of the impugned order.

While adjourning the case hearing to after summer vacation, the bench directed the government to file the counter affidavit in the matter.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp