Lucknow:  The Uttar Pradesh government has removed district magistrate of Unnao, called explanation from four officials and suspended four others following inspection of wheat procurement centers in the district by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

DM Unnao Anamika Singh has been removed and her explanation called for after shortcomings were detected during surprise inspection of wheat procurement centers by the CM on Friday last, an official spokesman said here on Sunday.

He said that explanation has also been called from food and civil supplies commissioner Archana Agarwal, PCF managing director Sandhya Agarwal, MD of Essential Commodities Corporation S K Ojha and executive director of Employees Welfare Corporation Vijay Bahadur Singh.

The MD of Warehousing Corporation Onkar Yadav, regional officer Unnao Sadanand Kumar Dwiwedi, Nyotani centre in charge Amod Jain and Dahi Chowki centre in charge Sanjay Tiwari have been suspended for laxity in supervision work, the spokesman said.

During the surprise inspection of the wheat procurement centre by Akhilesh, shortcomings were detected after which the CM directed for the stern action to be taken against the officials, he added.


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