Delhi food commissioner transferred on demands by AAP government
New Delhi: The Delhi Food and Supplies Department Commissioner has been transferred to the Land and Buildings Department following a letter from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government seeking his sacking after they allegedly found "corruption" in the delivery of rations in the city.
Food and Supplies Department Commissioner K.R. Meena told IANS that he received the transfer order on Tuesday, adding that he would be joining as the Principal Secretary of the Land and Buildings Department of the Delhi government.
Food and Supplies Department Minister Imran Hussain, in a letter on Friday, had asked Lt. Governor Anil Baijal to sack the Commissioner, citing huge corruption in the distribution of rations in the city.
Earlier too AAP ministers have attacked Meena for alleged corruption in the department.