AP Additional District judge alleges caste discrimination by sitting High Court judge, moves Supreme Court for enquiry [Updated]

Murali Krishnan March 29 2015

An Additional District judge in the State of Andhra Pradesh has approached the Supreme Court under Article 32 alleging caste discrimination by a sitting High Court judge, Justice M Satyanarayana Murthy. The case is listed for admission on March 30.

The petition has been filed by Bhishma Gangeyudu (Petitioner), who is a fast track court judge in Rajamundry, Andhra Pradesh. He belongs to the “Madiga” community, a Scheduled Caste community in Andhra Pradesh. Gangeyudu was a practising advocate before being appointed a fast track court judge in . . .

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