Asked to comment on the second chargesheet being prepared, a senior Haryana government official said these are administrative matters, but maintained that it does not believe in targeting or acting out of vindictiveness against any of its officials.

Reacting to the development, Khemka, who had a year back shot into limelight for cancelling the mutation of the land deal between businessman Robert Vadra and real estate major DLF in Gurgaon, said he has not been served any charge sheet and therefore, cannot comment on the matter.

Asked if he had shot off an angry letter to the Chief Secretary PK Chaudhery in this regard, he replied, "That is not correct."

In March this year, Haryana Agriculture Minister Paramvir Singh had sought comments from HSDC about the alleged low sale of wheat seeds.

Three weeks back, the Haryana government had decided to chargesheet Khemka, who claims to have been transferred more than 40 times during his career so far, for alleged administrative misconduct in cancelling the mutation of the land deal between businessman Robert Vadra and real estate major DLF in Gurgaon.

The 1991-batch IAS officer has been held liable for alleged administrative misconduct for overstepping jurisdiction in passing orders to cancel the mutation of 3.5 acre land in Gurgaon's Shikohpur village. The land was sold by Vadra to DLF.

When asked if the second chargesheet was being prepared, Chief Minister's Principal Secretary S S Dhillon told reporters that it was not the question of making any preparations as wherever any discrepancies or deficiencies are found, due procedures are followed and whatever action is deemed fit is taken as per the rules.

Asked when the second chargesheet will be served, Dhillon said only the Chief Secretary could tell that.

Without referring to Khemka's case in particular, Dhillon said that in different government departments wherever any lapse or act of omission or commission is detected, due procedure of law is followed.

(Agencies)

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