AP High Court gives one more shock to YS Jagan:- The government of Andhra Pradesh received several jolts in the past through the High Court and Supreme Court. In a major shock today, the High Court ordered the state government to cancel all the Parishad elections that are conducted in the state recently. There are several allegations that the MPTC and ZPTC polls are not conducted as per the norms. The High Court said that the government of Andhra Pradesh failed to follow the guidelines of the Supreme Court. It is mandatory to follow the mandatory gap of four weeks between the Election notification and the commencement of election in the country.
The High Court said that the Election Commission will have to follow the instructions of the Supreme Court and announced the cancellation of the ZPTC and MPTC polls in the state. The bench headed by Justice Satyanarayana Murthy announced the verdict today. The State Election Commission issued the notification of the ZPTC and MPTC polls on April 1st and conducted them on April 8th. ZPTC polls were held in 515 regions and MPTC polls are held in 7220 municipalities. After there are several petitions filed in the High Court, the court pronounced its verdict today. The High Court also asked the State Election Commission to issue a new notification for the polls which turned out to be a huge setback for the government of Andhra Pradesh.
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