According to the notice, the commission said that any move to discredit the election process is undemocratic and in violation of the existing rules of the commission.
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Andhra Pradesh The Election Commission has sent a notice to the ruling party YSR Congress. The commission has given this notice to the Chief Minister. Jaganmohan Reddy He has been released on charges of being made the party’s permanent president. Election Commission He said that no permanent post or sign of the organization will be accepted. The commission has termed it anti-democratic. According to the notice, the commission said that any move to discredit the election process is undemocratic and in violation of the existing rules of the commission.
The Election Commission has sought a response from the party citing media reports. The commission has sought the party’s response to the decision under which CM Jagan Reddy Changes have been made in the constitution of the party for Ko Ko to be the permanent president of the party. According to the guidelines of the Election Commission, it is necessary for any political party to conduct elections within the stipulated time for the election of the party president.
It is against the rules to maintain a permanent chairman.
Referring to the rules, the commission said that in such a situation it is against the guidelines to change the constitution of the party and keep the chief minister as the president of the party. A statement issued by the party on August 23 said that Jaganmohan Reddy has been re-elected as party president. However, it was not made clear that he would remain the chairman on a permanent basis.
Five notices have been sent so far but no response has been received
The Election Commission says at least five notices have been sent to the YSRCP since July 19 but no response has been received. The commission said that in such a situation, it strengthens the belief that Reddy has been made the permanent president of the party. However, on 11 September, the party accepted that the allegations would be investigated internally.
It should be noted that on July 9 Andhra Pradesh The ruling party had changed its constitution. After this change, Jaganmohan Reddy was made the permanent president of the party. It is said that Reddy had also filed his nomination paper for the post of President, against which no party leader filed nomination paper. After that he was unanimously elected as the President.