EC transfers IPS, IAS officers
Gujarat government has transferred four IAS and four IPS officers at the instance of the Election Commission.
The four IPS officers, who were transferred yesterday include JCP,crime branch, A K Sharma, DCP, crime branch Himanshu Shukla, M S Bharada, Harikrushna Patel and N D Solanki.
The Gujarat govt has accordingly ordered their transfers.
Vikas Sahai has replaced Mr Sharma, Himanshu Shukla will take over as the new SP of Jamnagar from H G Patel and Sara Rizvi will take over as the new SP in Patan, replacing M S Bharada. M M Anarwala will be the new DCP Surat City replacing N D Solanki.
Four IAS officers who have been transferred include M Thennarasan who replaces J B Vora as Collector of Banaskantha, Shamina Hussain replaces L C Patel as Collector in Sabarkantha and Rakesh Shankar replaces J M Luni as Collector of Dahod district. Shalini Agarwal takes over from R J Patel as the new collector in Tapi district.
Those who have not got postings, are on the waiting list, a senior official said.
According to Chief Electoral Officer Anita Karval, the exercise has been aimed at ensuring smooth conduct of elections.