Poll panel orders transfer of senior Punjab officials

March 9th, 2009 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission Monday ordered the immediate transfer of top ranking Punjab administrative and police officials, an official said.
Those transferred include Punjab Principal Secretary (Home) Sudhir Mittal and Deputy Inspector General (Border Range) Paramjit Singh, the Senior Superintendent Police Amritsar (Rural), and also the deputy chief electrical engineer of Amritsar.

“The commission has ordered the Punjab government to send a panel of officers for appointment to these posts by Monday night itself,” an Election Commission official said.

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