“The UP government has taken the right decision but a little late. Nagpal was only discharging her official duties. The administration should have appreciated her action i,” said Dushyant Nagar, a farmer leader of Kisan Sangharsh Samiti group in Greater Noida.
Many residents in Noida on Sunday were seen distributing sweets as news of her suspension being revoked trickled in.
“Our society needs heros like Nagpal, who can fight corrupt practices and stand up against the sand mafias. It’s a victory of right over wrong,” said Atul Thakur, a social activist.
UP principal secretary (appointment) said Nagpal will be given a fresh appointment in two days.
Greater Noida’s Kadalpur villagers also welcomed the UP government’s decision. “We do not have anything against Nagpal. She was doing her work,” said Shafeek Khan, husband of the village head of Kadalpur.