EC shunts Delhi's south-east DCP Chinmoy Biswal; move comes after firings at Shaheen Bagh, Jamia Nagar

  • The Election Commission on Sunday shunted out Delhi's southeast DCP Chinmoy Biswal, citing the 'ongoing situation'

  • The poll body directed Additional DCP (southeast) Kumar Gyanesh to take charge of the area

  • Incidents of firing were reported at Jamia Nagar, Shaheen Bagh this week

New Delhi: The Election Commission on Sunday shunted out Delhi's southeast DCP Chinmoy Biswal, citing the "ongoing situation" in the area that saw incidents of firing at Shaheen Bagh and Jamia Nagar this week.

The poll body directed Additional DCP (southeast) Kumar Gyanesh to take charge of the area.

"As decided by the Election Commission, this is to convey that Chinmoy Biswal IPS (2008), DCP (southeast), stands relieved from his present post with immediate effect and shall report to MHA," the Election Commission spokesperson said.

"In view of the ongoing situation, the Commission directs that Kumar Gyanesh, DANIPS (1997) senior most additional DCP (southeast) shall take charge of DCP (southeast) immediately from Chinmoy Biswal IPS," he said

 

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