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Andhra Pradesh

Kakru sworn in Chief Justice of AP High Court

Saturday, 20 February 2010
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February 20:

Hyderabad, February 20: Justice Nisar Ahmad Kakru has been sworn in as the Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court here today. Governor ESL Narsimhan administered oath of office to Justice Kakru at a ceremonial function held at Raj Bhavan this morning.

Chief Minister K Rosaiah, Assembly Speaker N Kiran Kumar Reddy and Council Chairman A Chakrapani were among those who attended the function. Prior to the present appointment, Justice Kakru has been the Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court.

Enrolled as pleader in 1975, Justice Kakru practised at Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir in the District and Session Court and other Courts from 1975 to 1983. He was a Public Prosecutor from 1978 to 1981.

He was appointed as Chief Government Advocate (Additional Advocate General) in 1988 and held the post till 1990.

He was appointed Addtional Judge of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court and was made permanent Judge in 1999. He was also the acting Chief Justice of the J&K High Court on three occasions.

Justice Kakru has delivered various landmark judgments during his tenure as the Judge of the J&K High Court which include the judgments holding that migrants from Doda/Poonch districts have to be treated on par with migrants of Kashmir province.

It was during his stint as the acting CJ, reorganisation of services of High Court staff took place. As executive Chairman of the J&K State Legal Services Authority, Justice Kakru played a key role in conducting about 1800 Lok Adalats in which about 70,000 cases have been settled.

--Agencues

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CORRUPTION

The ACB in Andhra Pradesh is getting information about the disproportionate assets of corrupt officials from the relatives of such officials. I gave such information to ACB regarding assets of my close relative who is a retired IAS officer as outsiders can not know the assets of corrupt officials. But the ACB did not take any action in the matter. I filed a PIL challenging the inaction.
On corruption cases supreme court of India liberalized locus standi of petitioners in PILs.
I am a social activist and public spirited citizen. I filed a PIL in AP High court in W.P.no.27227/09 cutting across relationships for an enquiry by ACB in to disproportionate assets of Mr.D.S.Murthy a retired IAS officer who illegally acquired more than Rs 100 crores of assets.D.S.Murthy being 9th respondent respondent filed counter affidavit alleging the close relationship with me. He falsely attributes malafides to me to divert the attention of the court. I have been pursuing the corrupt for the last 3 decades. And he is one of them and he happened to be my close relative. I showed the inaction of the ACB very effectively by filing my representations in material papers sent to ACB who is second respondent. But 2nd respondent badly undervalued the properties and showing marginal disproportionate assets of Mr.D.S.Murthy in their counter.D.S.Murthy retired IAS is trying to get the court prejudiced by questioning my locus standi by mentioning irrelevant matters in his counter. There are very specific details with documentary evidence in my PIL.The subject matter and contents of PIL are more important than the fact that who the petitioner is.
The matter is posted after 8 weeks from 11--08-2010. This is case of corruption. I would to see that PIL is perused completely by the AP High court before disposing the PIL. Kindly advise me in the matter
OSURI DEVENDRA PHANIKAR
S V NILAYAM
OSURI MANSION
NARSAPUR-534275
AP
CELL-09346610749

The ACB in Andhra Pradesh is

The ACB in Andhra Pradesh is getting information about the disproportionate assets of corrupt officials from the relatives of such officials. I gave such information to ACB regarding assets of my close relative who is a retired IAS officer as outsiders can not know the assets of corrupt officials. But the ACB did not take any action in the matter. I filed a PIL challenging the inaction.
On corruption cases supreme court of India liberalized locus standi of petitioners in PILs.
I am a social activist and public spirited citizen. I filed a PIL in AP High court in W.P.no.27227/09 cutting across relationships for an enquiry by ACB in to disproportionate assets of Mr.D.S.Murthy a retired IAS officer who illegally acquired more than Rs 100 crores of assets.D.S.Murthy being 9th respondent respondent filed counter affidavit alleging the close relationship with me. He falsely attributes malafides to me to divert the attention of the court. I have been pursuing the corrupt for the last 3 decades. And he is one of them and he happened to be my close relative. I showed the inaction of the ACB very effectively by filing my representations in material papers sent to ACB who is second respondent. But 2nd respondent badly undervalued the properties and showing marginal disproportionate assets of Mr.D.S.Murthy in their counter.D.S.Murthy retired IAS is trying to get the court prejudiced by questioning my locus standi by mentioning irrelevant matters in his counter. There are very specific details with documentary evidence in my PIL.The subject matter and contents of PIL are more important than the fact that who the petitioner is.
The matter is posted after 8 weeks from 11--08-2010. This is case of corruption. I would to see that PIL is perused completely by the AP High court before disposing the PIL. Kindly advise me in the matter
OSURI DEVENDRA PHANIKAR
S V NILAYAM
OSURI MANSION
NARSAPUR-534275
AP
CELL-09346610749

CCCA/62/2004

THE CASE HAS BEEN PENDING FROM 2004 EVEN AFTER EXPEDIATE PETTITION, THE CASE IS NOT BEING LISTED FOR FINAL HEARING. THE ORIGINAL SUIT PERTAINS TO YEAR 1992, WHICH MEANS JUSTICE IS PENDING FOR ALMOST 18 YEARS. PLEASE LOOK INTO AND OBLIGE. CC : Dr. B.A.AGARWAL, MEMBER SECRETARY (LAW COMMISSION).

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