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Sonowal dismisses Chirang DC for corruption

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

Chief Minister today suspended the Chirang deputy commissioner with immediate effect on the basis of a report by the directorate of vigilance and anti-corruption.

An official release the deputy commissioner Binod Deka was suspended from service as per the chief minister's direction and Civil Services officer Ratul Baruah was posted in his place.

Sonowal said the state has taken a "zero tolerance" stand against corruption and no corrupt official will be spared.

"The state will continue its anti-corruption drive more stringently in the coming days," he said.

The is emphasising on proper and utilisation of all schemes so that people get the benefits, Sonowal said.

"Corruption is the main hindrance in this direction. We will not tolerate corruption in any case," he added.

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First Published: Thu, September 14 2017. 18:02 IST