FIR Against Kannan Gopinathan for ‘Not Resuming Duty’
A police case has been registered in opposition to Kannan Gopinathan, who resigned from the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) closing August, for no longer becoming a member of accountability as directed by means of the federal government amid the coronavirus pandemic.
An FIR below the Epidemic Diseases Act and Disaster Management Act was once registered in opposition to him on 21 April at Moti Daman police station within the Union territories of Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, the police stated.
Ah! Another FIR. For no longer resuming accountability(?) it sort of feels
Come on @AmitShah! This determined? I resigned like eight months again.
Though I wholeheartedly volunteer to serve anywhere I’m required on this disaster, let me let you know this once more,
NOT REJOINING IAS! Got it?https://t.co/kUpgXlmoey
— Kannan Gopinathan (@naukarshah) April 24, 2020
He may be going through a price below Section 188 of the IPC for refusing to obey a central authority order, stated police inspector Liladhar Makwana.
Gopinathan, who hails from Kerala, had hand over the carrier over “denial of freedom to the folk of Jammu and Kashmir”.
“Based on a grievance by means of Superintendent of Personnel HK Kamble, an FIR has been registered in opposition to Gopinathan for no longer resuming his accountability within the wake of coronavirus pandemic,” the police officer stated.
On 9 April, the Union Territory’s management had despatched a verbal exchange to Gopinathan, asking him to enroll in accountability at the floor that his resignation had no longer been authorized but.
Gopinathan termed the letter as an act of harassment and refused to enroll in accountability, pronouncing he was once able to supply his services and products amid the COVID-19 disaster as a commonplace citizen.
He had submitted resignation to the Union Home Ministry on 21 August following the imposition of restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir after the scrapping of its particular standing.
He was once then serving as secretary, energy division, of the Union territories of Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
While refusing to enroll in the obligation, the 33-year-old bureaucrat stated in his letter to the federal government previous this month that he was once able to assist other people as a commonplace citizen.
“But as I’ve already resigned from IAS, my services and products would possibly not anymore require the tag of an IAS officer, or the perks and wage that it involves. I supply my carrier voluntarily as a unfastened and accountable citizen of this nation,” the letter stated.
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