Hyderabad,Oct 21: The case filed by Nagam Janardhana Reddy, the Telugu Desam Party MLA against late Dr Y S Rajasekhara Reddy for violating three different laws with regard to ownership of land in Idupalalpaya of Kadapa district has been closed by the High Court here on Wednesday.While the case was in progress , Rajasekhara Reddy passed away so the court took the decision of closing down the case.Of a total of 758 acres of land, the family of Rajasekhara Reddy has surrendered 618 acres of land. The land is part of the Idupulapaya Estate in Chakrayapeta area of the Kadapa District. Mostly farm land, it includes about 100 acres of teak and wood plantation as well as fruit orchards. According to the Land Reforms Act (1973), a family can possess up to a maximum of 54 acres of land in the state.
TDP MLA Nagam Janardhan Reddy alleged that Ysr along with his father purchased the land in 1997, when Rajasekhara Reddy became an MLA. According to Janardhan Reddy, the Acts violated by Ysr are — AP Land Reforms Act (the Land Ceiling Act) 1971; 1967 AP Forest Act; and 1977 Act forbidding the sale, purchase or transfer of land that has been assigned by the Government to the poor.Challenging these violation of acts N Janardhan reddy filed a case against Ysr the then chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.