The AP government had dropped the Dulhan scheme. The AP government has told the high court that it is suspending the Dulhan scheme.
It has informed the court that the scheme was discontinued due to financial difficulties.
The then TDP government paid Rs 50,000 for the marriage of Muslim girls.
During the 2019 election campaign, Jagan had promised to increase the financial assistance to Rs 1 lakh.
A petition has been filed in the High Court alleging that the Jagan government ignored the scheme.
The petition was filed by Shibley, leader of the Minority Rights Protection Committee.
The YCP government is not implementing the scheme, the petitioner told the court.
The government lawyer told the court that there was no money to implement the scheme. The court directed the counsel for the petitioner to file a reply on the affidavits.