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PTI Bhopal
Updated: 19-12-2018 14:04 IST

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal

Nath Tuesday transferred a senior bureaucrat and an IPS

officer in the state, a day after he took charge.

The government Tuesday night removed Rewa Divisional

Commissioner Mahesh Chandra Jain and shifted him to Mantralaya

(state secretariat), a public relation department official

said Wednesday.

Shahdol Commissioner J K Jain has been given the

additional charge as the Rewa Divisional Commissioner, the

official said,

In Kamal Nath's home turf Chhindwara, the government

transferred district Superintendent of Police Atul Singh to

the police headquarters in Bhopal. He has been replaced with

Manoj Rai.

Chhindwara is the Lok Sabha constituency of Nath.

The government has appointed Additional Chief

Secretary (ACS) Manoj Shrivastava as the Vice Chancellor of

the Sanchi University of Buddhist-Indic Studies, the official


Shrivastava will continue to hold his present

assignments as ACS for Culture and Commercial Tax departments.

Ending the BJP rule of 13 years, the Congress won 114

assembly seats and secured the support of seven more MLAs - SP

(1) and BSP (2) and four independents - to cross the majority

mark of 116 in the 230-member Assembly.

Nath took oath as chief minister on Monday.

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