The Uttar Pradesh government has transferred 26 IAS officers, including DM of nine districts. Amethi’s District Magistrate Ram Manohar Mishra has also been removed. At his place, Prashant Sharma has been made Amethi’s new DM. Apart from this, the government has put an end to the removal of IAS officer Santosh Kumar Rai, who came under CBI probe in the mining scam.
After the churning on the last several days, the new officers have been deployed along with Amethi, the existing District Magistrates of Basti, Shahjahanpur, Baghpat, Mahoba, Ghaziabad, Muzaffarnagar, Etah and Bijnore have been removed.
In the past, a video was viral in which one person was seen wiping the shoe of DM Ram Manohar Tripathi from Amethi. Since then Tripathi was speculated to be removed.