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U’khand Assembly Speaker Ritu Khanduri cancels 250 backdoor appointments, secretary suspended

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U'khand Assembly Speaker Ritu Khanduri cancels 250 backdoor appointments, secretary suspended

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DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand Assembly Speaker Ritu Khanduri Bhushan cancelled 250 backdoor appointments made in opposition to guidelines within the Assembly. All these appointments have been made by the then Congress Assembly Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal and the then BJP Assembly Speaker and present cabinet minister Premchand Agarwal. 

Apart from this, 22 appointments made by means of Uttarakhand Ex-Servicemen Welfare Limited (UPNL), which got here beneath suspicion, have additionally been cancelled. Speaker Ritu Khanduri stated this whereas addressing the media within the Assembly on Friday after the report of the three-member DK Kotia inquiry committee got here out.

The Speaker additionally suspended secretary Mukesh Singhal after his position within the appointment rip-off got here to gentle. Speaker Ritu Bhushan Khanduri has cancelled all appointments following a report of an ongoing probe into ad-hoc appointments within the Assembly since 2016. 22 recruitments by means of UPNL have additionally been cancelled.

After in the present day’s resolution of the Speaker, the demand for an inquiry by some leaders of the opposition Congress and BJP has additionally ended.

Reacting on the choice, Congress spokesperson Mohan Kala stated, “Cancellation of these appointments is welcome but the government should also take immediate action against those recruiting these people,”

Following the federal government’s transfer, there’s a risk that the federal government might also cancel different appointments made because the formation of the state 22 years in the past.

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand Assembly Speaker Ritu Khanduri Bhushan cancelled 250 backdoor appointments made in opposition to guidelines within the Assembly. All these appointments have been made by the then Congress Assembly Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal and the then BJP Assembly Speaker and present cabinet minister Premchand Agarwal. 

Apart from this, 22 appointments made by means of Uttarakhand Ex-Servicemen Welfare Limited (UPNL), which got here beneath suspicion, have additionally been cancelled. Speaker Ritu Khanduri stated this whereas addressing the media within the Assembly on Friday after the report of the three-member DK Kotia inquiry committee got here out.

The Speaker additionally suspended secretary Mukesh Singhal after his position within the appointment rip-off got here to gentle. Speaker Ritu Bhushan Khanduri has cancelled all appointments following a report of an ongoing probe into ad-hoc appointments within the Assembly since 2016. 22 recruitments by means of UPNL have additionally been cancelled.

After in the present day’s resolution of the Speaker, the demand for an inquiry by some leaders of the opposition Congress and BJP has additionally ended.

Reacting on the choice, Congress spokesperson Mohan Kala stated, “Cancellation of these appointments is welcome but the government should also take immediate action against those recruiting these people,”

Following the federal government’s transfer, there’s a risk that the federal government might also cancel different appointments made because the formation of the state 22 years in the past.