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When will you appoint Lokayukta, HC to T'gana govt

HYDERABAD: The Telangana high court docket has given two weeks’ time to Telangana to tell to the court docket the timeframe inside of which it'll appoint Lokayukta and Upa-lokayukta for the state.

“Tell us what steps you've got taken,” mentioned a bench of Chief Justice TB Radhakrishnan and Justice A Rajasheker Reddy. The bench was once hearing a PIL filed by means of Forum for Good governance, which challenged the inaction of the authorities in filling the posts even though has been 15 months since those posts fell vacant and the institution of Lokayukta has turn out to be defunct in the state.

More than five,000 petitions are pending having a look forward for his or her adjudication, the petitioner mentioned. An essential institution that makes the government servants in charge of their movements is lying in an inactive state. The state is spending ?12 crore in opposition to salaries and perks to the personnel in this place of job, the petition says. Following a request from advocate basic BS Prasad, the bench posted the case to 2 weeks.

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