Court docket difficult the notification issued by Andhra Pradesh
State Election Fee to carry rural polls in three
villages underneath Kotia gram panchayat in its tribal Koraput
Andhra Pradesh has fastened February 13 and 17 for
holding the agricultural polls within the three villages.
The deputy secretary to the regulation division Bhagaban
Nayak has written to the advocate on file (AOR) Sibo Sankar
Mishra asking him to file the petition.
Mishra is the SC lawyer empanelled by the federal government
of Odisha to look for it in instances on the apex court docket.
Each states have been claiming their rights over the
Kotia gram panchayat which comprise of 28 villages.
Whereas Odisha claims that the three village are in its
jurisdiction, Andhra Pradesh avers that they’re situated underneath
Salur mandal in Vizianagaram district.
Odisha authorities has been objecting to Andhra Pradesh
governments alleged transfer to lure the inhabitants of the Kotia
cluster of villages by giving them further rations and
A case of border dispute between the 2 states over
Kotia cluster of villages is sub-judice in SC Supreme Court docket.
Andhra pradesh State Election Fee has issued
notification to carry panchayat elections in Talaganjeipadar,
Phatuseneri and Phagunaseneri villages of Kotia gram panchayat
on February 13 and 17.
Submitting of nomination papers for it had concluded on
Thursday, official sources stated.
In the meantime, Odisha Advocate Normal Ashok Parija on
Sunday had a gathering with Koraput collector Madhusudan Mishra,
ADM Deben Kumar Pradhan, Koraput panchayat officer and Public
Prosecutor Bishnu Charan Patra.
Odisha Income and Catastrophe Minister Sudam Marandi had
stated that the state authorities won’t permit an inch of its
land to be misused by anyone together with Andhra Pradesh
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik lately inaugurated
Rs 18 crore growth initiatives for Kotia gram panchayat and
laid the muse stone for different initiatives value Rs 5
crore for the area.
In 2018 Patnaik had introduced a Rs 150 crore
growth bundle for Kotia and pledged to make it a mannequin
gram panchayat within the nation. PTI AAM
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