State govt ‘rubs salt into wounds’ as IG (Darbhanga) made ADG

Patna,(BiharTimes): In a move which came as a big surprise the state government on Saturday first brought back the IG (Darbhanga), Rakesh Kumar Mishra, to Patna and then later in the day promoted him to the rank of ADG (Modernization).

The IG (Headquarters) Jitendra Singh Gangwar has been transferred in the same capacity in Darbhanga Zone.

As the district magistrate and superintendent of police of Madhubani were shifted on Friday night after large scale violence Mishra was asked to come to Patna on Saturday morning. Madhubani comes under Darbhanga zone. But by the evening came the order of his promotion.

Opposition parties and human rights groups in the state question the very wisdom of the state government. “It just amounts to rewarding him. The state government has rubbed salt into the wounds of people of Madhubani,” said Kanchan Bala, a social activist.

However, Mishra is not alone to be promoted. Four senior IPS officers have been promoted to the rank of Additional Director General of Police (ADG). In all 10 IPS officials have been shifted.

Additional Director General of Police (ADG), Bihar State Sports Authority (BSSA) has been posted as DG-cum-Additional Civil Defence Commissioner, while ADG (Modernization) K S Dwivedi has been made ADG (Wireless and Technical Services), the notification said.

The Chief Executive Officer, Bihar Open School Education and Examination Board (BOSEEB), Bihar, Dinesh Singh Bisht has been promoted as the ADG and he will serve as the ADG-cum-CEO of the BOSEEB following upgradation of his post.

According to the state government notification the IG (Budget and Provision) Sunil Kumar has been promoted as ADG with prospective effect of November 1, 2012, and made the ADG-cum-Special Executive Officer (SEO), Bihar State Police Building Construction Corporation (BSPBCC), while IG Muzaffarpur Zone Gupteshwar Pandey has been promoted as the ADG and his present posting upgraded with additional charge of the ADG, BSSA.

The Bhagalpur Zone IG Amrendra Kumar Ambedkar has been transferred to the Bihar Armed Police (BAP) at Patna in the same capacity.




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