The High Court on Wednesday asked the secretary to the Governor to place before it the records pertaining to the appointment of Neelam Sawhney as the State Election Commissioner (SEC).
The State Election Commissioner Nilah Sawhney issued a notification to conduct a special meeting for the election of Mayor and two Deputy Mayors in the Eluru Municipal Corporation on July 30.
All constitutional appointments were made considering the suitability of the officer, the State government told the Andhra High Court.
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.
Governor used his discretionary powers properly in appointment of SEC, secretary to Governor tells High Court
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.
Aswini Kumar said no decision was taken on conduct of elections to the MPTCs and ZPTCs and that the same cannot be faulted.
Madan replaces J S Saharia, who has completed his five -year tenure in the top post at the State Election Commission.