AP High Court big shocker to CM YS Jagan: Ordinance removing SEC Nimmagadda Ramesh 'illegal'

Updated: May 30, 2020

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy recieved yet another jolt in AP High Court on Friday, May 29, 2020.

The AP High Court quashed the ordinance issued by Jagan government to remove State Election Commissioner Nimmagadda Prasad.

The High Court directed Jagan government to reinstated Nimmagadda as SEC immediately.

Jagan removed Nimmagadda from SEC post by bringing ordinance after Nimmagadda postponed elections fo

r local bodies in Andhra Pradesh citing corona outbreak.

Jagan appointed retired High Court judge of Tamil Nadu, Justice V Kanagaraj in his place.

Ramesh challenged the government's decision in the High Court.

The High Court ruled that the ordinance brought by Jagan government to remove Ramesh was 'illegal'.