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State Police Chief Going On Deputation Would Demoralize Cops: Devendra Fadnavis



Devendra Fadnavis mentioned state police chief’s deputation would demoralize cops.


BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday mentioned Maharashtra DGP Subodh Kumar Jaiswal selecting to go on deputation exterior the state would demoralize the police power.

On Wednesday, Mr Jaiswal, a Maharashtra cadre IPS officer, was appointed as director normal of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).

Mr Fadnavis, a former chief minister, additionally claimed that the DGP was sidelined by the present Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress authorities.

“We had a very able DGP. However, in the last several months the police department was run without taking him in confidence,” Mr Fadnavis mentioned.

“This has happened for the first time and fed up with this treatment, Jaiswal left the state and went on deputation,” he alleged.

In his authorities, police division may act independently, Mr Fadnavis, who additionally held the house portfolio, mentioned.


“The home minister and chief minister’s job is of supervision. However, the home department is now interfering in even minor transfers, which forced the DGP to opt for deputation,” he alleged.

“This is happening for the first time in Maharashtra and it is not something to be proud of….this will definitely impact the morale of the police department,” the BJP chief mentioned.

When contacted for response, Minister of State for Home Shambhuraje Desai mentioned Mr Jaiswal had himself requested that he be allowed to go on deputation.

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