Day after Taking over as MP CM, Shivraj Transfers Woman Officer Who Slapped BJP Worker at Rally
Video clips had shown Rajgarh Collector Nidhi Nivedita purportedly slapping a man during the BJP rally on January 20.
Nivedita was on Tuesday shifted to the MP secretariat as deputy secretary while Neeraj Kumar Singh was appointed in her place in Rajgarh.
After the January 20 incident, BJP leaders, in the opposition at the time, including current chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, had condemned her behaviour and demanded action against her.
The Chouhan government on Tuesday also transferred Rewa Municipal Corporation commissioner Sabhajit Yadav, who has had run-ins with prominent BJP leaders in the state.
Yadav has been appointed as additional secretary at the secretariat, while Arpit Verma has been given additional responsibility as Rewa municipal commissioner.