Raipur, October 25, 2008: Wife of a disgraced IAS officer today met the central Election Commission at the Raipur Airport.
After a day long tour and finally removing three IAS officers from their posts when the Election Commissioners were on their way to Delhi today, at the Raipur Airport one of the IAS officer’s wife reportedly met them, official sources claimed to ChhattisgarhTopNews.Com.
It was not immediately known what was discussed between the wife of the IAS officers and the Commission but sources claimed both might have discussed the last night order in which the Commissioner of Bastar and District Collectors of Kanker and Raipur were shifted by the EC.
Attempts to talks to the affected officer or his wife proved futile.
The full Commission led by Chief Election Commissioner N Gopalaswami and Commissioners Navin B Chawla and S Y Qureshi yesterday had meetings for about four hours with the state officials including Collectors, SPs, Chief Secretary and the Director General of Police.
If any of the Collectors or SPs found violating the model code of conduct or not implementing the directives of the Commission properly, they would be removed from their post with out any delay, the CEC had also told the meeting.
Senior IAS Kumar Lal Chouhan today resumed charges as the new District Collector of Baloda Bazar in Chhattisgarh.
General Manager of East Central Railway Anil Kumar Khandelwal has taken over the charge of Member Infrastructure, Railway Board & Ex-Officio Secretary to the Government of India.
BJP candidate Devendra Pratap Singh was today declared elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from the lone seat from Chhattisgarh.
The Supreme Court of India today struck down the controversial electoral bond scheme that allowed anonymous donations to political parties, as unconstitutional, terming this as violative of right to information and freedom of speech.
New Raipur Range Inspector General of Police Amresh Mishra today called on Chhattisgarh Governor Bishwabhushan Harichandan.
Senior IPS officer Rahul Bhagat was today appointed Secretary to the Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Vishnu Dev Sai.