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Stalemate continues over withdrawal of Justice Nagarjuna Reddy resignation

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Stalemate continues over withdrawal of Justice Nagarjuna Reddy resignation
Stalemate continues over withdrawal of Justice Nagarjuna Reddy resignation

Though the suspense over the withdrawal of resignation of High Court Justice C V Nagarjuna Reddy continued, the police have deployed 2,000 additional forces on the Andhra Pradesh High Court premises following the agitation by Telangana lawyers, who are demanding 42 percent quota in the recruitments of judiciary since Monday.

Although High Court Chief Justice Nisar Ahmad Kakru and Chief Minister K Rosaiah persuaded Justice C V Nagarjuna Reddy to withdraw his resignation but he reluctant to oblige the orders and expressed serious concern over targeting and boycott of courts by Telangana lawyers.

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Earlier, the Chief Minister K Rosaiah spoke to Justice Nagarjuna Reddy, who came to court in the morning and left immediately, and asked him to withdraw his resignation.

The Chief Minister also deputed Forest Minister Peddireddy Ramachandra Reddy at the behest of the state government to persuade Justice Nagarjuna Reddy.

Meanwhile, City Police Commissioner A K Khan stated the police were deputed on the court premises following the orders issued by the High Court officials.

He said that 2000 police deputed on court premises to prevent untoward incidents and to maintain law and order.

The Justice Naudhad and Justice Eswaraish directed police not to allow anybody into court premises with proper permission and passes.

Tension prevailed on the court premises as Telangana lawyers came in a rally from civil court to High Court and attempted to storm the High Court gates. However, the police foiled their bid and took a few lawyers into their custody.

Meanwhile, the lawyers in Seemandra region boycotted courts in extending their support to Justice Nagarjuna Reddy.

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