High Court serves notice on Chief Secretary Extension petition
March 10, 2014 - Hyderabad
The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday issued notices to the Centre and State Government directing them to explain within one week under which provision, the services of the Chief Secretary PK Mohanty was extended.
A division bench comprising of Chief Justice Kalyan Jyothi Sengupta and Justice PV Sanjay Kumar made the order while hearing please by the Consumer Guidance Society of Vijayawada and another that challenged the extension of Chief Secretary as unlawful extension after superannuation in February last.
The Bench wondered how the service of the Chief Secretary was extended by four months without the mandatory recommendation from the State Government.