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SC dismisses plea of AP govt against HC order on removing party colours from state buildings

Recently, the high court at Vijayawada ordered the removal of the colours that resemble those of political party flags on the government buildings within ten days.

Published: 03rd June 2020 04:12 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd June 2020 04:12 PM   |  A+A-

CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy held review meeting on Crop Planning at CM's camp office in Tadepalli on Monday.

CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy (Photo | EPS)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed an appeal of the Andhra Pradesh government against the high court order asking it to remove the colour of flags of political parties, including the ruling YSRCP, from government and 'panchayat' buildings and get them repainted.

A bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao, Krishan Murari and S Ravindra Bhat did not agree to the submission of the state government on the issue and rejected the appeal of the state government led by YSR Congress Party (YSRCP).

The state government was represented by lawyer G N Reddy who said the high court order was against using flags' colours of political parties on government buildings including 'panchayat bhawans'.

Recently, the high court at Vijayawada ordered the removal of the colours that resemble those of political party flags on the government buildings within ten days.

It had also ordered their re-painting.



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  • RAJUBABU MERUGU

    03/06/2020 Order copies in ysrcp government in andhara pradesh.
    1 year ago reply
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