Centre transfers IAS officer over alleged misuse of sports stadium to Ladakh; wife to Arunachal Pradesh

According to sources, Union Home Ministry had sought a report from Delhi Chief Secretary on a news report regarding misuse of facilities at Thyagraj Stadium by Sanjeev Khirwar and his wife Rinku Dugga

The news report in The Indian Express
The news report in The Indian Express
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In swift action, the Centre Thursday shunted IAS couple Sanjeev Khirwar and Rinku Dugga to Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh respectively following media reports suggesting misuse of official position by them, officials said here.

In an order, the Union Home Ministry shifted Khirwar, a 1994-batch IAS officer of AGMUT cadre, to Ladakh and his wife to Arunachal Pradesh with immediate effect.

According to official sources, the Union Home Ministry had sought a report from the Delhi Chief Secretary on the news report regarding the misuse of facilities at Thyagraj Stadium by Khirwar and his wife.

The Chief Secretary submitted a report to the MHA in the evening on the factual position, prompting the ministry to order their transfer, they said.

The sources said that necessary action will be initiated based on the report.

Khirwar is currently posted as Principal Secretary (Revenue) in Delhi.

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    Published: 26 May 2022, 11:09 PM