A. Revanth Reddy who is a Senior TD Legislator has decided to move High Court against K. Chandrasekhar Rao the Telangana Chief Minister for appointing six Parliamentary secretaries and give them minister of state rank apart from entrusting them with responsibilities of ministries in the government.
On Saturday, Mr. Revanth Reddy said that the CM willfully violated the Constitution and appointed the posts were which invalid. Secretaries as he was fully aware of the Constitutional limitations of restricting the ministerial strength.
Mr. Reddy said that “There are some instances where appointment of parliamentary secretaries by various state governments was set aside by higher courts. The Constitution only permits the Council of ministers not exceeding 15 per cent of the total strength of the Assembly. Creating some more posts over and above these permissible limits that are equal to ministers is not allowed by Constitution. I will be moving the HC shortly”.
And also said that “There are orders by higher courts earlier which says Speaker to decide either way (accept or reject) within three weeks after receiving the resignation, but in Srinivasa Yadav case that norm given a go bye, I have now decided to seek a direction to the Speaker from the Court “.