ECI Granted Conditional Permission For Cabinet Meeting In AP
On the ongoing row between the Chief Minister of AP Chandrababu Naidu and Chief Secretary L.V. Subramanyam regarding conducting cabinet meeting is come to an end, The Election Commission of India (ECI) finally gave conditional permission to Andhra Pradesh for holding a cabinet meeting on Tuesday, subject to the condition that any new decision will require the permission of the poll body before implementation. A spokesperson of ECI said any new decision, revision of rates or any outstanding payment will require EC permission before its implementation.
The Election Commission put a condition that there should be no media announcement of cabinet decisions such as enhancement of rates. The cabinet meeting will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday with four-point agenda approved by the poll body.
The Election Commission India (ECI) ended the suspense on the cabinet meeting called by AP Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu against his stand-off with ECI-appointed Chief Secretary L.V. Subramanyam over the row.
The cabinet meeting was originally scheduled on May 10 but had to be postponed as the Chief Secretary L.V. Subramaniam sought clearance from the ECI in view of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC).
The results for AP state assembly elections and National Lok Sabha elections will be announced on May 23rd.