Staff Reporter

BANGALORE: The former Transport Minister and Janata Dal (Secular) Member of Parliament from Mandya N. Cheluvarayaswamy on Thursday petitioned the Karnataka High Court against costs of Rs. 1,000 imposed on him by the Karnataka Administrative Tribunal.

In his petition, Mr. Cheluvarayaswamy said when he held the portfolio of Transport Minister, the department had effected transfers of some Motor Vehicle Inspectors from one district to another. Some of the transferred inspectors had in 2008 moved the Karnataka Administrative Tribunal (KAT) against the transfer.