In what can be termed as a setback to YS jagan Mohan Reddy's government, andhra pradesh high court directed that the government offices should not be relocated from amaravati to visakhapatnam till next hearing on february 26th. Chief Justice of andhra pradesh Jitendra Kumar maheswari passed this order.
Hearing petitions field on repealing the CRDA ACT and shifting of secretariat as part of three capital, the court made serious statements. Advocate General sriram Subrahmanyam informed the court that the Bills were passed in the assembly and were sent to the Select Committee by the Council. Chief Justice JK Maheshwari opined that hearing to the bills at this stage will be premature.
However, the Petition said that the government will silently shift all the offices if the courts do not intervene. Accordingly, the Chief Justice instructed the government not to shift the offices until the court proceedings in the case are completed.
Decentralization of Administration and equitable development Bill easily in the assembly but, faced a setback in the Legislative Council. The Council chairman referred the Bill to a select committee. This delays the process by several months.