AP High Court Extends Three Capital Status Quo Till October 5thSeptember 21, 2020 18:55
AP High Court Extends Three Capital Status Quo Till October 5th:- The Andhra Pradesh High Court today extended the status quo on the three capital issue of Andhra Pradesh till October 5th about the two laws. A division bench that comprises of Chief Justice J K Maheshwari along with justices A V Sesha Sai and M Satyanarayana Murthy announced the verdict today. A bunch of new petitions are filed by Rajadhani Rythu Parirakshana Samiti after which the High Court extended the status quo. The next hearing in this case of three new capitals of Andhra Pradesh is posted for October 5th. YS Jaganmohan Reddy has been in plans to shift the executive capital of Andhra Pradesh to Vizag at the earliest and the plans are now delayed further.
The AP Government recently challenged the issue in the Supreme Court and the top court refused to grant the relief and asked the AP Government to appeal back in the High Court which is dealing with the issue. The High Court asked the Chief Secretary Nilam Sawhney to file an affidavit in the case in a week. A new petition was filed after the state government started the construction of a guest house near to Kapuluppada village near to Vizag. The petitioner filed a case that it violated the status quo order of the High Court.