VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh Excessive Courtroom on Tuesday sentenced two IAS officers to at least one month’s imprisonment and a nice of Rs 1,000 every for not implementing courtroom orders on the filling of sure vacancies within the horticulture division.
Coping with a contempt petition, Justice B. Devanand noticed that the 2 officers — panchayat raj commissioner Girija Shankar and horticulture commissioner Chiranjeevi Chowdary — willfully disobeyed the courtroom instructions and deserved punishment.
The decide known as the 2 officers for his or her private look on Tuesday. Nonetheless, he withdrew his order after authorities particular counsel Suman gave a dedication to the courtroom that its orders can be applied within the subsequent two weeks.
The horticulture division had in January, 2020, issued a notification to fill village horticulture assistant posts. It later issued an modification deleting a number of eligibility parameters. Some 35 candidates challenged this in courtroom.
The Excessive Courtroom scrapped the amended notification and gave an interim route to the federal government to contemplate the candidatures of the 35 petitioners too.
Even after exhausting all of the authorized cures and courts giving a transparent route to contemplate the pleas of the 35, the officers ignored the orders. This compelled the candidates to file a contempt case.