Tripura CM Biplab Deb Suspends 3 Officials For Showing Laxity

Biplab Deb found that the officials hadn’t carried out work despite release of grants from the Centre.

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Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb visited the sub-division of Gandacharra in the Northern Tripura district of Dhalai. 

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb, on Tuesday, 13 March, suspended the Block Development Officer (BDO) of Gandacharra in the Northern Tripura district of Dhalai over negligence of work.

Deb issued an on-the-spot suspension to Pradip Debbarma. Along with the BDO, three other officials have been suspended, NDTV reported.

The newly-elected chief minister made a surprise visit to the district and found that the officials had not carried out the road repair work despite release of grants from the Centre. Deb held a meeting with the government officials of various departments to review the work done in the region.

During the review meeting, the chief minister found that the BDO had allegedly cleared bills for road work despite lack of road construction in the area.

Deb also visited Bhagirath Para, another village in the Dhalai district, to check the implementation of the centrally-sponsored schemes there. However, the roads, household toilets, and the kitchen of a local Anganwadi centre were found in poor condition.

Pinning the same on the negligence of officials, the newly-elected CM directed the District Magistrate of Dhalai District to suspend all the four concerned officials.

(With inputs from NDTV)

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