A Division Bench of A.P. High Court comprising acting Chief Justice N. V. Ramana and Justice Vilas Afzulpurkar on Thursday stayed the proposal of merger of Chengicherla gram panchayat into GHMC. The Bench was dealing with a writ petition filed by K. Prabhakar Goud who challenged the proposal by the government. The Bench ordered notices and directed the respondents to file counter affidavits.