IMG-LOGO

Madhya Pradesh

Woman Collector Who Slapped BJP Worker During Pro-CAA Rally Transferred in Major Bureaucratic Reshuffle

Author : Odisha Today Bureau | Posted on: 2020-03-25

Just a day after Shivraj Singh Chouhan was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh for the 4th time, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government issued an order effecting the transfer of a woman collector who had allegedly hit a leader of the saffron party during a pro-CAA rally in January. The video of the incident had gone viral on social media. It showed Rajgarh Collector Nidhi Nivedita purportedly slapping a man during the January 20 rally in support of the recently amended citizenship law.



 

Additionally, on Tuesday, Nidhi was transferred to the MP secretariat as deputy secretary. The government has appointed Neeraj Kumar Singh as the new Rajgarh Collector. Besides Nidhi, the government also transferred Sub-Divisional Magistrate Priya Verma. She was also involved in the scuffle.

 

Moreover, at that time, the BJP was in the opposition and its leaders including Shivraj had condemned her behaviour and demanded action against her by the then Kamal Nath government. On Tuesday, the BJP government also transferred Rewa Municipal Corporation commissioner Sabhajit Yadav. The officer has reportedly had several run-ins with BJP leaders in the state.

 

In the meantime, the state government has cancelled the recent appointments made by the Congress government to the posts of chairpersons and members of commissions for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes. After Jyotiraditya Scindia quit the Congress and joined the BJP, the Congress government had made a slew of appointments. The BJP had criticized the Kamal Nath government and termed the appointments as unlawful and unconstitutional and asked Governor Lalji Tandon to intervene. Shivraj Singh Chouhan returned to the helm in Madhya Pradesh on Monday for a 4th term. The 15-month-old Congress government collapsed after Scindia and 22 MLAs loyal to him resigned, pushing the government in a minority.



Leave A Comment


Odisha Today Talks to Sri Nishikanta Mohapatra, Convenor, AA...
Destruction by Cyclone "Fani"--Utkal University, O...
Odisha Today Talks to Sri Nishikanta Mohapatra, Convenor, AA...
Destruction by Cyclone "Fani"--Utkal University, O...
Odisha Today Talks to Sri Nishikanta Mohapatra, Convenor, AA...

International News

You May Also Like

News Poll

Is the corporate tax cut declared by FM Sitharaman sufficient to ward off the present slowdown in the economy?

A) Fully sufficient
B) Not helpful
C) Somewhat helpful
D) Cannot say

News Updates

CM Arvind Kejriwal Announced Rs 1 Crore for Famili
US Airline Companies to Apply for USD 12 Billion i
COVID-19: Italy Mourns as Death Toll Rises Over 12
Mukhar Abbas Naqvi Hits Out Tablighi Jamaat, Says
Bollywood Superstar Akshay Kumar Donates Rs 25 Cr
Azim Premji Foundation, Wipro Commit Rs 1,125 Cr t
Delhi Police Warn ISIS Terrorists Might Target For
Trump Tells Americans to Follow COVID-19 Guideline
Russian Doctor Who Met President Putin Last Week D
Union Minister Pratap Chandra Sarangi Urges Odisha
Rahul Gandhi Helps Amethi People in Lockdown, Send
CM Yediyurappa Donates a Year’s Salary to COVID-
40 People in Uttar Pradesh Filed Complaint Against
Turkmenistan Banned the Word ‘Coronavirus’ to
India Sends 90 Tons of Medical Equipment to Serbia
Coronavirus Positive Cases Linked to Nazamuddin Ma
US Records Highest Single-Day Death Toll as Presid
Odisha Govt Sanctioned Rs 54 Lakh to Feed Stray An
3 Persons from Odisha Who Attended Niamuddin Marka
Meerut Records Second Highest COVID-19 Cases in UP

Bhubaneswar (Ekamra) Assembly Constituency BJP Candidate Bab...
Bhubaneswar (Ekamra) Assembly Constituency BJP Candidate Bab...