EC orders transfer of some UP police officials

Updated on Apr 15, 2004 11:13 PM IST

Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission has ordered immediate transfer of some senior civil and police officials in Uttar Pradesh to ensure fair polls.

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Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission has ordered immediate transfer of some senior civil and police officials in Uttar Pradesh to ensure free and fair polls.

IG Kanpur V K Verma, DIG Agra B L Yadav and ADM City Kanpur O N Singh have been transferred following certain complaints, EC sources said.

The Principal Secretary of PWD Chandrapal Singh has also been asked not to take any charge as his wife is contesting the Lok Sabha polls from Hatras constituency.

On the directives of the Commissioin, the state government had already transferred S P Pratapgarh S P Singh and Additional SP Shivshankar Singh.

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