Row over transfer of tehsildar resolved - The New Indian Express

Row over transfer of tehsildar resolved

Published: 11th July 2012 11:56 AM

Last Updated: 11th July 2012 11:56 AM

With the State Government turning down the appeal of the outgoing Jaleswar tehsildar, Bijayini Biswal and instructing her to abide by the transfer order, the deadlock over the issue seems to be broken.

The work at Jaleswar tehsil was affected by the presence of two tehsildars for more than a month now.

In a fresh order, Principal Secretary of Revenue Department Taradatt has clarified that Rajanikant Biswal posted against Bijayini Biswal, who has been transferred to Loisinga in Balangir district, would continue as tehsildar of Jaleswar.

Balasore Collector Akhila Bihari Ota said with the instruction from the Government the peculiar situation arisen due to presence of two tehsildars has been solved.

Though Bijayini was relieved on May 31, she had appealed before the State Administrative Tribunal against the transfer and obtained a stay.

Since she had already been issued reliving orders before the tribunal order came, the Collector said the Government could do little about the situation.

RDC Arrives to Probe Chadak ‘Lathicharge’

Balasore: Revenue Divisional Commissioner (Central division) Arabind Padhee on Tuesday arrived in Balasore on a three-day visit to probe the Chandaneswar Chadak Mela ‘lathicharge’ incident that had left 40 devotees injured, three months back.

Padhee said he would go to the spot and interact with the people on Wednesday. The deposition of the witnesses would be done on Thursday, he added.

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