HASSAN/ BELAGAVI : Priyanka Mary Francis was appointed as the new Deputy Commissioner of Hassan district as the state government transferred Akram Pasha following the direction of the Election Commission on Saturday.
Pasha, a former KAS officer who got promoted to IAS, had assumed charge as Deputy Commissioner of Hassan a month ago. The EC transferred Akram following a complaint filed by BJP. Hassan district has witnessed five deputy commissioners in one year - Rohini Sindhuri, Jaffar, Randeep, Akram Pasha and Priyanka Mary Francis.
Ujjwal Kumar for Belagavi Belagavi’s Deputy Commissioner S B Bommanhalli has been transferred and replaced with IAS officer Ujjwal Kumar Ghosh. Bommanhalli, however, has not been given a posting yet. Ghosh was appointed as the special officer to overlook the winter assembly session in 2018.