After the nonsensical and futile legal squirmish with AP SEC here, incumbent AP Govt took the following legal step. The Andhra Pradesh Ordinance No. 5 of 2020 Promulgated on 10 April 2020 was first marked as confidential soon after its approval, but placed it in the public domain later in the evening as reported here.
1 10042020LAW_MS31 Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Raj (Second Amendment) Ordinance, 2020
Government Order: Announcing the Andhra Pradesh Panchayat-Raj (Second Amendment) Ordinance, 2020
Even though, I could not find the gazette version of Andhra Pradesh Ordinance No. 5 of 2020, promulgated on 10 April 2020, the following are the various Government Orders (GOs) and the Gazatte notifications of the said GOs.
As a consequence to this GO (Gazette still not found), the following three legislative steps were taken.
- Formulation of AP Panchayat Raj (Salaries and Allowances, Conditions of service and tenure of State Election Commissioner) Rules 2020
- Cessation of Tenure of incumbent SEC Sri Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar, due to Promulgation of Ordinance No. 5 of 2020
- Sri Justice V.Kanagaraj, Retired High Court Judge, appointed as SEC of A.P State Election Commission
A complete indexed and mess-wise segregated collection of reprimands received by this incumbent State Government of YSRC Party are here.