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EC notice to YSRCP, sought reply on making Jaganmohan the permanent president of the party

According to the notice, the commission said that any action which denigrates the electoral process is undemocratic in nature and is in violation of the existing rules of the commission.

CM Jaganmohan Reddy

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Andra Pradesh The Election Commission has sent a notice to the ruling party YSR Congress. The commission has given this notice to CM Jaganmohan Reddy Has been released on charges of being made the permanent president of the party. election Commission Said that no permanent posts or signs of the organization will be accepted. The commission has called it anti-democratic. According to the notice, the commission said that any action which denigrates the electoral process is undemocratic in nature and is in violation of the existing rules of the commission.

The Election Commission has sought an answer from the party citing media reports. The commission has called for a reply on the decision of the party under which CM Jagan Reddy Changes have been made in the constitution of the party for Ko to remain the permanent president of the party. According to the guidelines of the Election Commission, it is necessary for any political party to conduct elections in a time interval to choose the President of the party.

It is against the rules to retain a permanent chairman.

Referring to the rules, the commission said that in such a situation, keeping the CM as the president of the party by changing the constitution of the party is against the guidelines. In a statement issued by the party on 23 August, it was said that Jaganmohan Reddy has been elected as the party president once again. However, it was not made clear that he would continue to be the chairman on a permanent basis.

Five notices sent so far, but did not get reply

The Election Commission says that since July 19, at least five notices were sent to the YSRCP but no response was received. In such a situation, it reinforces the belief that Reddy has been made the party’s permanent president, the commission said. However, on September 11, the party admitted that these allegations would be investigated internally.

It should be noted that on 9 July Andra Pradesh The ruling party had changed its constitution. After the same change, Jaganmohan Reddy was made the permanent president of the party. It is said that Reddy had also filed his nomination for the post of president, against which no party leader filed his nomination. After this, he was elected president with the alleged unanimous consent.

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