Yogi Adityanath’s Solution To Cop-Lawmaker Row, Tucked In Biggest Reshuffle

From last Five weeks UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is carrying out his biggest bureaucratic reshuffle. On Wednesday Yogi Adityanath transferred order of nearly 140 officials brining in news faces to take charge as a collectors and Police Chiefs in more than two dozens of state’s 75 district.

The Senior Superintendent of Police of Saharanpur district Love Kumar  stood his ground and dispersed a procession backed by BJP lawmaker Raghav Lakhanpal that led to violence. At an impromptu protest at Mr Kumar's residence, Mr Lakhanpal - who was later named in two police cases for rioting - called Mr Kumar "naalayak" (worthless) and put his dignity at stave when he declared that the SSP would be removed.

SSP’s kids and wife at home were scared after an attack at his house, which preceded the Lok Sabha member's speech had drawn criticism from the Central IPS Association in Delhi that called the incident "unfortunate". "It demoralises officer, traumatises family. Hope government upholds morale of police," tweeted by the association.

To NDTV the lawmaker said that, no need for him to apologise, the BJP party leaders only regret, "we have such a bad local district administration," he said.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath appeared less than a week later, to act on his assessment. For bureaucracy the decision that bound is to send its own message.

Saharanpur's District Magistrate Shafakat Kamal and Mr. Kumar are the one’s Government has transferred but also who was seen to have gone along with the police officer's assessment. As a special secretary Mr. Kumar is been appointed in the state’s rural development department. For Gautam Budh Nagar Mr. Kumar is been appointed as a Police Chief, which comprises at Greater Noida.

An assignment given to the 38 year old Police Officer counted as a prize posting in UP administration, the signal is attempted by the Government to Mr. Kumar, as he was not punished for doing his job well. Mr Kumar was appointed as Saharanpur SSP just three months earlier by the Election Commission in the run-up to the UP assembly polls after complaints that his predecessor was too close to the ruling Samajwadi Party.

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