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Madhya Pradesh IAS officer praises Jawaharlal Nehru, gets transferred

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Published May 28, 2016, 12:52 am IST
Updated May 28, 2016, 7:12 am IST
The 55-year-old bureaucrat however deleted his post after it went viral in the social media.
Jawaharlal Nehru (Photo: PTI)
 Jawaharlal Nehru (Photo: PTI)

Raipur: A senior IAS officer of Madhya Pradesh has been shunted out of his post after he praised India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in a sarcastic Facebook (FB) post.

Barwani district collector Ajey Singh Gangwar , the 2005 batch IAS officer of MP cadre, was on Thursday shifted to state secretariat as deputy secretary after his comment in the social media that took an indirect dig at the Hindu radicals while praising Nehru for steering India to become a modern nation. He cooment stirred a row in the ruling BJP circle here.

 

The 55-year-old bureaucrat however deleted his post after it went viral in the social media. Interestingly, his transfer order assigned no reason. There was also no mention of praise for Nehru in it.

The transfer order followed a scrutiny of his FB post by the authorities concerned to examine if it was violation of All India Services (conducts) Rules, official sources said on Friday.

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