Committee chairperson Govardhan Reddy said as Atchannaidu failed to give a proper explanation on the remarks made by him against the Speaker, the Committee directed for his appearance in person.
Ramesh Kumar had earlier filed a petition in the High Court seeking a CBI probe into the alleged leak of the letter written by him to the Governor.
Underscoring the need to ensure more transparency in the election process, Ramesh Kumar said he has drafted a few recommendations to improve the electoral process.
In her resignation letter, she said it was an honour to serve the Government of Andhra Pradesh as the Principal Advisor to the Chief Minister.
The SEC, in his petition, said he has the responsibility of conducting the elections in a free and fair manner and for which he needs the cooperation of the Governor.
The move came at a time when he is scheduled to avail the Leave Travel Concession (LTC) from March 22 to 24.
The Privileges Committee Chairman said the inquiry will continue even after Ramesh Kumar retires as an SEC on March 31.
Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar has now invited opposition leader B S Yeddyurappa and floor leader H D Kumaraswamy for a meeting to resolve the deadlock ahead of Wednesday’s session.
He served as Speaker in 1994-1999, and now in the 15th Assembly was elected unopposed on Friday.
For Ramesh Kumar, a six-term MLA, becoming Speaker is like home coming as he had worked as Speaker from 1994 to 1999 when Janata Dal was in power.
While the BJP had nominated Rajajinagar legislator Suresh Kumar for the post, he withdrew his nomination on Friday morning.