Kolkata Police summons IAS officer for comments against West Bengal government

 The city police has summoned a Rajasthan-based IAS officer for allegedly making derogatory remarks against the West Bengal government on a fake Eid holiday notification.

Published: 22nd June 2018 11:56 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd June 2018 11:56 AM   |  A+A-

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (File | PTI)

By PTI

KOLKATA: The city police has summoned a Rajasthan-based IAS officer for allegedly making derogatory remarks against the West Bengal government on a fake Eid holiday notification that circulated on social media recently.

Sanjay Dixit, who is posted as a commissioner, has been summoned by the Kolkata Police earlier this week for an enquiry for the remarks on the fake notification that falsely claimed that the government had announced a five-day holiday for the festival, Kolkata Police Joint CP (crime) Praveen Tripathi said.

"Dixit has been asked to appear before them on June 29. We have issued notice well in advance," he said.

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