Andhra Pradesh High Court, on the 23rd of January, heard the petitions filed against the decentralization of State capitals.
Amaravati farmers filed several petitions against the decision of the Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) Government for passing bills which would decentralise the State capitals to Visakhapatnam, Kurnool and Amaravati.
Recently, on the 22nd of January, the A.P.,Government passed the A.P.,Decentralisation and Equal Development of all Regions and repeal of the Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) Act bills.
In today’s argument, the the former Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, lawyer of the State Government sought time to file reply on the current situation of A.P. He also denied the allegations of farmers who said the bill is a general money bill and not for the welfare of the citizens of Andhra Pradesh.
Hearing the arguments, the High Court Judges adjourned the case to the next hearing.
The next hearing is scheduled to be held on the 26th of February.
Stay tuned for further updates.