AP Govt decided to file legal cases on false, baseless, defamatory news items published, Telecast, posted in Print, Electronic, Social Media

Legal cases on false, baseless,defamatory news items published, Telecast, posted in Print, Electronic, Social Media in Andhra Pradesh :
The Andhra Pradesh State Government has decided to file appropriate legal cases on who published the false, baseless, defamatory news items published, Telecast, posted in Print, Electronic, Social Media and issued permission to  delegate powers to the Secretaries of respective Departments to issue rejoinders, file complaints and lodge appropriate cases, if need be, through public prosecutor against  defamatory news items published /Telecast/Posted in Print/ Electronic/Social Media pertaining to their respective Departments after following due process of law vide G.O.RT.No.2430 GENERAL ADMINISTRATION (I&PR) DEPARTMENT,Dated: 30-10-2019.
 
In G.O.Rt.No.938 GA (Poll.D) Dept., dt.20-02-2007 Orders were issued  to accord permission to the Special  Commissioner, Information and Public Relations to lodge complaint and file  defamation cases through the Special Public Prosecutor against the Publishers and Editors and to initiate legal action. Instantly the Government has noticed that certain print, electronic and social media are deliberately trying to tarnish the image of Government and Government officials by spreading false, baseless and defamatory news with malafide interest. In order to see that true and correct information reaches to people, Government vide G.O.Rt.No.938 GA (Poll.D) Dept.,date.20-02-2007 has empowered Special Commissioner, I&PR to file cases under appropriate sections of the law.
GO.Rt.No.2430 GENERAL ADMINISTRATION (I&PR) DEPARTMENT,Dated:30.10.2019.
GO.Rt.No.938 GA (Poll.D) Dept., dated:20.02.2007

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