With the change of government in UP, administrative changes have also started. In the same episode on Friday, the Yogi Sarkar has removed the DGP, Javid Ahmed, and has appointed Sulkhan Singh as the new DGP. Sulkhan Singh is the senior IPS officer of the 1980 batch.
New deployment has been done on many important posts including ADG law and order and notification. The government has transferred 12 IPS officers on Friday.
Sulakhan Singh resident of Banda district will be retiring on September 30, 2017. It is possible that the government should also recommend extension of their tenure as the Supreme Court's guideline is that the DGP will be deployed for two years.
Sulkhan Singh is regarded as a strict officer. During the BSP government, he had examined the recruitment scam. After the arrival of the SP government, he was posted to the unimportant post for a long time. Very soon he was made DG training.
During the elections, BJP repeatedly demanded the Election Commission to remove DGP Zavid Ahmed. It was then alleged that the SP government, ignoring the seniority of dozens of officers, has made Javid a DGP, so they can not expect fairness.
The SP government had made Javid Ahmed a DGP from the Muslim Angles. It was believed that Javid would be removed as soon as the BJP government was formed. Although Yogi Adityanath became the Chief Minister, he kept Javed Ahmed in the chair for more than a month.
They have also been transferred to important posts such as DG PAC. ADG Law and Order, Daljeet Singh Chaudhary has also been given important responsibility like EOW The BJP government has taken care of seniority in the new selection.
ADG Law and Order Aditya Mishra is a 1989 batch officer and he has also been the IG of Gorakhpur Zone. Apart from this, Bhavesh Kumar Singh, the 1987 batch IPS officer has been given the responsibility of ADG notification.
Bhavesh Kumar Singh has also been the IG of Gorakhpur Zone and has also discharged the responsibility of IG of Meerut and Agra zone.