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IAS officer Gangwar denies commenting against PM

Gangwar was removed from his post due to his recent attack on saffron brigade via Facebook Post

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Publish Date: Jun 1 2016 1:17PM | Updated Date: Jun 1 2016 1:18PM

IAS officer Gangwar denies commenting against PM
Ex-collector of Barwani district Ajay Singh Gangwar, who was served a show-cause notice on Monday by the MP government on his alleged comments against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said on Tuesday he didn’t make any comment against the PM.
 
He was removed from his post and posted as a deputy secretary, secretariat by MP government in the wake of his ‘praise’ for former PM Jawaharlal Nehru and ‘attack’ on the saffron brigade in his Facebook post.
 
Gangwar was removed from his post and posted as a deputy secretary, secretariat by the state government in the wake of his ‘praise’ for former PM Jawaharlal Nehru and ‘attack’ on the saffron brigade in his Facebook post on Tuesday last.
 
The transfer order by which Gangwar was removed, however, didn’t find mention of his FB post. The government dug out the alleged previous post of Gangwar against Modi and served a notice on him on Monday. He was given one week’s time to give his reply.
 
As per official sources, the notice served on Gangwar had a mention of his alleged comment -- “Modi Ke Khilaph Jankranti Honi Chaia (sic) (A revolution should be initiated against Modi).” He also allegedly liked a post against Modi.
 
Now, if the ex-collector denies the charges in his reply, the onus of proving his guilt would lie on the state government. It will have to prove that the post against Modi really came from Gangwar.