VIJAYAWADA: The Vijayawada Municipal Corporation is facing a lot of litigation, particularly pertaining to revenue and land department issues. There are a total of 1,065 cases pending with different legal bodies.
There are 629 cases pending with the High Court, 355 with local courts, 31 with APAT, two with AP State Consumer Forum, 1 with the Supreme Court. Besides, 24 cases are pending with Lokayukta, 22 with Pre-Litigation Council and one with the State Human Rights Commission.
Mayor K Sridhar asked the officials concerned to make efforts to have the pending cases disposed of at the earliest. He said that when the pendency of cases is taken care of, the way for getting more revenues to the civic body will be cleared.
Legal Cell staff were asked to pursue the cases on a priority basis and if needed to go to Hyderabad and do the needful. On the complaints of non-implementation of the directions of the court once the case gets disposed of in the local courts, he wanted the officials concerned to obtain the judgement copy and act accordingly without further delay.