Assam Forest Department transfers spark controversy

Tuesday, 23 Feb, 10.35 pm

Assam Forest Department on Tuesday surprised everyone with its fresh list of transfers of 12 officials as the state is bound for elections.

On Tuesday, Secretary of Assam Forest Department, M. Baruah issued a notification on the transfer of 12 officials of the rank of Divisional Forest Officer.

One of the officials, Atikur Rahman, who was transferred on Tuesday, is scheduled to retire on February 28.

Another officer, Motiur Rahman, who was suspended for corruption charges in Dhemaji, was reinstated and promoted from the post of ACF to DFO in Dhemaji.