SC gives 3 Weeks' Time To TDP On Party Office
This can be said to be a jolt to the erstwhile ruling party Telugu Desam for constructing its party state head office in a encroached land in Mangalagiri of Andhrapradesh. For this the TDP government had sanctioned land and some funds too. Now the Supreme court has questioned the sanctity of the decision taken during Telugu Desam regime in this regard.
On Tuesday the Supreme Court has listen the arguments from both sides and gave three weeks’ time to the Telugu Desam Party to file a counter on the construction of the party state head office at Mangalagiri in violation of environmental norms.
A division bench of the apex court comprising Justice Rohington Nariman, Justice Navin Sinha and Justice Krishna Murari also served notices on the Andhra Pradesh government and erstwhile AP Capital Region Development Authority to file their counters and adjourned the hearing for three weeks.
The SC bench listened the petition filed by YSR Congress party MLA of Mangalagiri constituency Alla Ramakrishna Reddy challenging the high court order which struck down his petition questioning the allotment of land to the TDP office in Mangalagiri of Guntur district in violation of environmental regulations. On behalf of Ramakrishna Reddy, senior advocates Prashant Bhushan and Ramesh appeared in the Supreme Court. They said the previous government had issued a GO Ms No. 228 on June 22, 2017, allocating 3.65 acres of land belonging to Vagu Poramboku under Atmakuru for on lease for 99 years to construct TDP office. The counsels submitted that permission was given for constructions against the rules, which is illegal and unconstitutional and against the rules of law already laid down by the Supreme Court and the High Court. They said the regulations were violated despite the ban on allocating water resources and lands associated with them. The court has taken the appeal petition and issued notices to TDP to file their counters within three weeks. Actually the case was struck down by the AP high court this year and commented that MLA Ramakrishna Reddy has no way concern with this case and its unnecessary for him to file the petition. Later he appealed his in supreme court.