"Attempts To Destabilise Andhra Government": Jagan Reddy To Chief Justice

"Attempts To Destabilise Andhra Government": Jagan Reddy To Chief Justice

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October 11, 2020

In an unprecedented move, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy has complained to the Chief Justice of India Justice SA Bobde against a senior judge of the Supreme Court, who is seen as the "CJI-in-waiting". The Chief Minister has made several serious allegations against the judge, claiming he was acting on behalf of the opposition Telugu Desam Party and that he was very close to its chief and former chief minister Chandrababu Naidu. The Supreme Court judge named has not yet responded to the controversy.

New Delhi, 11 October 2020

As per news report of NDTV, in an annexure to the letter to Chief Justice Bobde, the Chief Minister has expressed "pain and anguish" that the "august institution of the high court is being used to destabilise and topple the democratically elected government''. The letter also claimed the Supreme Court judge was influencing the Andhra Pradesh High Court, and names the High court Chief Justice and four other judges. It has been alleged the high court judges, who have been named, were rostered to handle the cases that were important for Chandrababu Naidu and the TDP.

Source -NDTV


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