HYDERABAD: TDP has complained to the Chief Electoral Officer against the chairman of Press Academy of Andhra Pradesh, Devulapalli Amar, for violation of model code of conduct by anchoring a programme in ‘Sakshi’ TV channel for the benefit of Congress.

In a petition sent to the CEO, M. A. Shariff, general secretary of the TDP said Mr. Amar was holding a post that comes under the definition of public servant, having been appointed by the government. Even while holding the post of chairman, he was propagating the welfare programmes of the government thereby influencing the voters in favour of the party in power, Mr. Shariff said.