Posted by: Published Date – Fri, 11/18/22 at 03:30pm
New Delhi: On Friday, the Election Commission removed an IAS official from election duties after he shared his position as a general observer on social media.
“The Commission has now come to the attention of Sh. Abhishek Singh, IAS (UP: 2011) for using the social media platform ‘Instagram’ to share his position/join as a general observer and to use his official position as a publicity stunt,” the EC said in its order said in.
The Commission has taken the matter very seriously and as a result, Abhishek Singh (UP: 2011) of the IAS has been immediately relieved of his duties as a general observer and prohibited from performing any election-related duties until further orders are given by the Commission express.
Earlier, the committee had appointed Singh as observer-general for Gujarat’s Ahmedabad district assembly constituency 49-Bapunagar and 56-Asarwa.