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Circulated wrong Photo, SDO gets suspended

The officer circulated Bangladesh’s 2014 floods photograph in place of recent floods of Assam

Policy Pulse
Publish Date: Aug 1 2016 2:38PM | Updated Date: Aug 1 2016 2:38PM

Circulated wrong Photo, SDO gets suspended
Sub Divisional Officer (SDO), of Kaliabor subdivision of Nagaon district, a district of flood hit Assam, Madhumita Bhagawati has been suspended for circulating a wrong photograph of Assam floods in an official whatsapp group. 
 
 
It was treated as blunder because the State Administration copy pasted the same wrong photograph given by her to prepare an interim flood report for Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
 
 
The photograph that has created the chaos is of 2014 Bangladesh floods. 
 
 
Madhumita Bhagawati is a 1995 batch Assam Civil Service officer who was suspended after the ministry came to know about the blunder.