Supreme Court issues temporary stay on the announcement of Municipal Elections results
April 4, 2014 - New Delhi
The Supreme Court on Friday while admitting the petition challenging the Andhra Pradesh High Court order, issued a temporary stay on the announcement of results of the Municipal Elections and posted the case to April 7. It directed the State Electoral officer to respond.
It may be recalled here that the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Tuesday has directed the State Electoral Officers to announce the results of Municipal elections on April 9 and complete the process before April 10. In this back drop, the petitioners approached the apex court challenging the Andhra Pradesh High Court direction. It may be recalled here that the Supreme Court has given a direction in respect of ZPTC and MPTC elections to announce the results after general elections.