Published On: Thu, Jan 7th, 2016

Dalit IAS officer’s VRS accepted

Jaipur: Rajasthan Government has accepted the VRS application of IAS officer Umrao Salodia who had embraced Islam and wanted to opt out of service alleging “victimisation” because of his caste.

VRS application of IAS officer Umrao Salodia was accepted.

VRS application of IAS officer Umrao Salodia was accepted.

The application of Salodia, who was due to retire in June, 2016, was accepted with effect from March 31, 2016, according to the order issued by department of personnel of the state government today.

A 1978 batch officerSalodiawrote to Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje expressing disappointment for purportedly being overlooked for the post of chief secretary and alleged that he was victimised because of his Schedule Caste origin.

The state government, however, has already rejected his allegations as “baseless”.

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