A comparison IAS officer in a Vasundhara Raje supervision in Rajasthan has converted to Islam and asked for intentional retirement since he is dissapoint during being denied a graduation that would have done him arch secretary. Umrao Salodia, a 1978 collection IAS officer from Rajasthan cadre, is a Chairman of Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC).
Umrao Salodia, a 1978 collection IAS officer from a Dalit community, purported Thursday that a Raje supervision is “victimising him on a basement of caste,” reports The Hindu. He claims that a stream arch secretary C S Rajan has been given an prolongation with a solitary purpose of denying him ( Salodia) a possibility of a promotion.
“For a initial time after autonomy of a country, myself, an IAS officer from a SC/ST difficulty would have been allocated currently [on Thursday] as Chief Secretary (of Rajasthan) on a basement of seniority,” Salodia wrote to Raje, reports say.
In a letter, Mr. Salodia purported that a stream Chief Secretary C.S. Rajan was given a three-month extension, compartment Mar subsequent year, to repudiate him a event of apropos Rajasthan’s Chief Secretary.
“I hereby request for Voluntary Retirement by giving a three-month notice underneath a All India Service Rules,” Mr. Salodia settled in a letter, adding that he contingency be postulated a Voluntary Retirement as he did not wish to work underneath a youth officer, reports The Indian Express.
Mr. Salodia converted to Islam, on Thursday. He pronounced that he believed in a equivalence that Islam, distinct Hinduism that discriminates on a basement of caste, offering to all a followers. “After acclimatisation my name is Umrao Khan,” he said.
Rajasthan Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Rathore discharged Mr Salodia’s claims. Rathore pronounced that Salodia had acted in defilement of a law as he spoke opposite a government. “Mr Salodia’s allegations are baseless. Had a supervision discriminated on a basement of caste, a Rajasthan Assembly Speaker [Kailash Meghwal] would not be from a SC/ST community.”
“The supervision will get a matter investigated and will take disciplinary movement opposite Mr Salodia formed on a formula of a investigation,” Rathore said.
Congress condemns BJP govt
Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee boss Sachin Pilot said, “Mr Salodia’s interest for Voluntary Retirement has put a operative of a BJP supervision [in Rajasthan] underneath question. Also, it is comfortless that a insusceptibility of a BJP supervision led a comparison officer to modify to Islam.”
The stream arch secretary C S Rajan (of a same batch) was due to retire on Dec 31, though will continue on a post after being postulated a three-month prolongation by a state government.