|Chandrasekhar In A Happy Mood (File Photo)|
police commissioner KK Paul and former Union home secretary VK Duggal are strong contenders to succeed Tejender Khanna in Delhi ’s Raj Bhawan, Delhi CM has conveyed it to the home minister that she does not want someone to be Lt Governor who had earlier worked under her. Whereas Paul was her police commissioner, Duggal had earlier worked as municipality commissioner in Delhi government. In protocol, Lt Governor is above the chief minister. Paul is the husband of Union finance minister Pranab Mukherjee’s all powerful advisor Omita Paul. Delhi
Also, there are speculations about Chandrasekhar taking the position of TKA Nair as the principal adviser to PM if Dr Manmohan Singh decides to send Nair to a Raj Bhawan. Some argue that
’s executive director in the World Bank and 1974 batch UP cadre IAS Pulok Chatterji has a better chance to occupy that important position in South Block. Chatterji had earlier worked closely with former PM Rajiv Gandhi and UPA chairwoman Sonia Gandhi, and is quite close to 10 Janpath. India
Action and Appointments
a) The Central government with the concurrence of government of Madhya Pradesh, has approved the premature repatriation of Ms Kamini Chauhan Ratan, a 1997 batch UP cadre IAS, presently on inter-cadre deputation, from Madhya Pradesh to Uttar Pradesh.
b) Ms Minakshi Ghose, a 1981 batch IA and AS officer has been appointed as joint secretary in the department of disinvestment.c)Vijay Bhushan Pathak, a 1990 batch