Hyderabad: The High court in Telangana has stayed the demolition of Secretariat up to 15th July. The court has directed the state government to submit the decision of the state cabinet in a sealed cover.
The petitioners P L Vishweshwar Rao and Cherukuri Sudhakar’s counsel contended that there was no final decision of the Telangana cabinet on the demolition of the secretariat. The court heard the two parties and directed the state to submit the Cabinet’s decision. While they stay on the demolition is extended till 15th July
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Earlier on 9th July, the Bench comprising Chief Justice Raghvendra Singh Chauhan and Justice B. Vijaysen Reddy sought to peruse the permission-related papers from the government. ‘The ongoing demolition was prima facie in violation of the rules and since the government could not present details of the obtained permissions and issued directions, it must stop the demolition till July 13th’ the Bench ordered.