J&K DDC polls: Four govt employees suspended for dereliction of duty, violation of MCC

Along with MCC violations, the employees were also suspended due to 'alleged involvement in political activities'. A spokesperson said that officials will conduct a detailed inquiry into the matter

Press Trust of India December 06, 2020 21:10:58 IST
J&K DDC polls: Four govt employees suspended for dereliction of duty, violation of MCC

Representational image. News18

Jammu: Four government employees were suspended on Sunday for dereliction of election duty and violation of the Model Code of Conduct in force in Jammu and Kashmir for the ongoing District Development Council (DDC) polls, an official spokesperson said.

Kishtwar District Panchayat Election Officer Ashok Kumar Sharma suspended two employees of the education department for dereliction of election duty, the spokesperson said.

He said an inspector in the Forest Protection Force and a field supervisor in the State Forest Corporation have been suspended for their alleged involvement in political activities and violation of the model code.

Additional District Development Commissioner Mohammad Hanief Malik will conduct a detailed inquiry into the matter involving the education department employees, the spokesperson said.

Chatroo Sub Divisional Magistrate Inderjeet Singh Parihar has been asked to probe the matter involving forest officials and furnish a report within 15 days, the spokesman said.

The District Development Council election in Jammu and Kashmir is being held in multiple phases.

Updated Date:

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

MCC President Kumar Sangakkara condemns incidents of racism in India vs Australia series
First Cricket News

MCC President Kumar Sangakkara condemns incidents of racism in India vs Australia series

Play was halted for a few minutes at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday after India pacer Mohammed Siraj complained of racial abuse from a section of the crowd, leading to the expulsion of six spectators and an unreserved apology from Cricket Australia.

JKSSB invites online application to fill 232 posts; apply before 31 Jan on jkssb.nic.in
India

JKSSB invites online application to fill 232 posts; apply before 31 Jan on jkssb.nic.in

Candidates applying for the post must possess a domicile certificate issued by the competent authority in the format prescribed for the purpose, on or before the last date of submission of the online application form

Dal Lake partially freezes, Srinagar records coldest night in 30 years at minus 8.4 degree Celsius
India

Dal Lake partially freezes, Srinagar records coldest night in 30 years at minus 8.4 degree Celsius

An IMD official said while Srinagar had recorded minus 8.3 degrees Celsius in 1995, the temperature has fallen to minus 11.3 degrees Celsius in 1991