Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan greets predecessor Kamal Nath at his swearing-in rite at Raj Bhawan on March 23. (Photo: PTI)
The BJP govt Tuesday cancelled the recent appointments made by the Kamal Nath government to the posts of chairpersons and contributors of commissions for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes.
After the rebel of Jyotiraditya Scindia and legislators dependable to him, the Congress govt made a slew of appointments, drawing ire from the then Opposition BJP. Calling the appointments illegal and unconstitutional, the BJP had approached Governor Lalji Tandon to intrude, arguing the Congress govt used to be already in minority.
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who took oath on Monday, additionally transferred a couple of IAS officials, together with Chief Secretary Ok Gopal Reddy. Senior bureaucrat Iqbal Singh Bais, who used to be chairman of Revenue Board, used to be made the brand new CS on Tuesday.
Rajgarh collector Nidhi Nivedita, who had hit headlines for allegedly slapping a BJP employee all through an tournament to enhance the brand new citizenship legislation, used to be shifted to the secretariat as deputy secretary. The Congress govt had shielded her after the row. The BJP had then alleged that the collector slapped the BJP activist for elevating nationalist slogans.
Seeking Nivedita’s elimination, the BJP had organised a protest in Rajgarh district after the incident. Chouhan had led the protest. Once the Congress govt fell, it used to be transparent that Nivedita can be transferred. Chouhan had additionally criticised the appointment of Reddy because the CS, calling him “tainted”.