Court issues summons to Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker

A Karimnagar court had issued summons to AP Assembly Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao on a complaint filed by a TRS leader  for his statement on election expenditure in a TV interview  last year. The Sp

Published: 08th March 2017 05:31 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th March 2017 05:31 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

KARIMNAGAR: A Karimnagar court had issued summons to AP Assembly Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao on a complaint filed by a TRS leader  for his statement on election expenditure in a TV interview  last year. The Speaker was asked to appear before the court on April 20.  

S Bhaskara Reddy of Karimnagar filed a petition stating that the Speaker claimed that he spent `30,000 in 1983 elections. But in 2014 elections he spent `11.50 crore which was against the norms of the Election Commission. The complainant wants  Kodela to explain the source of money he had spent on election.



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