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Odisha govt appoints new Bargarh District Collector

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

Government today appointed new of district, official sources said.

district magistrate-cum Yamini Sarangi, a 2008 batch IAS officer, has been appointed as and District Magistrate of district, a notification issued by the general administration department said.

Sarangi replaced district collector Khagendra Kumar Padhi, the notification said adding that the reshuffle was made in pursuance of as bypoll would be held in Bijepur assembly constituency of the district.

ADM has been made in-charge collector of the district.

Earlier, the opposition BJP had lodged complaint against the collector and Superintendent of Police (SP) accusing them of working in favour of the ruling BJD.

Bijepur assembly segment under is going to by-polls on February 24.

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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 22:10 IST