Election Commission Transfers West Bengal Dgp Virendra P Nirajnayan To Take Charge

Election Commission transfers West Bengal DGP Virendra, P Nirajnayan to take charge

Bengal Polls 2021, Election Commission
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Election Commission replaces Bengal police chief.

Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday transferred West Bengal DGP Virendra (IPS) and appointed IPS P Nirajnayan, ahead of the Assembly Elections in the state, beginning March 27.

In its letter to the Bengal Chief Secretary, Election Commission wrote, “P Nirajnayan, IPS be posted as Director General & IGP of West Bengal in place of Virendra, IPS with immediate effect.”

“Virendra, IPS should not be given any post which directly or indirectly relates to the conduct of the election. Compliance of the commission’s order may be done immediately,” EC added.