The Supreme Court on Monday issued a contempt notice to TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao, actress-turned-party MP from Vijayawada Vijayashanti and 10 others for allegedly vandalising the Andhra Pradesh high court and hurling slippers at two judges in September last over Telananga row.
One of the judges C V Nagaarjun Reddy had at that time resigned in protest but subsequently withdrew it.
A bench of justices J M Panchal and H L Gokhale issued the notice after counsel N Rajaraman and Sateesh Galla submitted that the alleged contemnors had scandalised the judiciary and wilfully obstructed administration of justice by resorting to such agitation.
Others against whom the contempt notices have been issued are Madhu Yashki, M.P Nizamabadad, K Taraka Rama Rao and Etala Rajendra, MLAs, D.Prakash Reddy, President A.P. High Court Bar Association, A Narasimha Reddy, Chairman of Bar Council of Andhra Pradesh, Satyam Reddy, Jyoti Kiran, Vinay Kumar Goud, advocates advocate the High Court Bar Association, K Kavitha, President Telanga Jagruthi Samithi and party leader N. Narsimha Reddy.