BJP demands sacking of top officials from UP for free and fair elections 
स्रोत: News Bharati English      तारीख: 27-Jan-2017


Lucknow, Jan 27 : Demanding the removal of some senior officers, including the Chief Secretary and DGP, to ensure free and fair polls Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi called on Uttar Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer T Venkatesh and conveyed his reservation  regarding the functioning  of state bureaucracy.  

“It is essential that police and administrative officials who have been working for the past five years as workers of the ruling party need to be removed from the all poll-related duty to ensure free and fair polls,” Naqvi told media after meeting with the Chief Electoral Officer of the state.

Blaming state officers for behaving as a agent of Samajwadi party the minister underlined that the complaint has been made on the basis of strong evidence. The BJP leader has submitted the list containing the names of Chief Secretary, Home Secretary, DGP and officials of around 24 districts who are allegedly working on the  orders  of  SP bosses.

 Earlier UP BJP General Secretary Vijay Bahadur Pathak had informed  that  the party also has details of officers whose kith and kin are contesting the elections mostly from the ruling Samajwadi Party while they were still holding important posts which can influence the elections.