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SDM Vineet Upadhyay sitting on dharna against DM in DM office.
- SDM Vineet Upadhyay sat on a dharna in DM’s bungalow from 2 pm to 6 pm
- Restriction on entry of media personnel, only officers and policemen got entry
Additional Pratham ADM Vineet Upadhyay sat on a dharna inside the DM office along with his wife in Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh on Friday. He accused DM doctor Rupesh Kumar and two SDMs of corruption. During this period, the entry of someone into the DM office has been banned. The media has also been stopped outside. SDM Upadhyay was adamant on demanding action against the officers. Finally, at six o’clock in the evening, the DM agreed to the SDM and assured to investigate all the cases.
SDM’s allegations on DM
The case relates to the school’s recognition on a land in Lalganj area. It is being told that the land on which the school was recognized by saying that there is a school, instead of being a school, is being operated elsewhere. This was revealed when SDM Additional Vineet Upadhyay investigated after the complaint of this case. He made an inquiry report and sent it to the DM But that file was suppressed. Not sent to the government. Vineet Upadhyay is unhappy about this.
SDM Vineet Upadhyay stayed at the DM office from 12 noon to 6 pm. Since then only officers and police personnel have been allowed to enter the bungalow. Police was also guarded outside. Media persons were banned for coverage.
SDM had targeted the lawyers
SDM Vineet Upadhyay has been posted in Pratapgarh for the last two years. In the year 2019, his deployment was in Lalganj tehsil in November. Then in a dispute with lawyers, Vineet Upadhyay snatched the home guard’s rifle and pointed at the lawyers. DM Markandeya was royal then. He removed Vineet Upadhyay from the post of SDM Lalganj to become additional SDM. A heavy police force including CO City Abhay Pandey, City Kotwal is present inside the DM residence.