The Patwari of Lala Revenue Circle of Hailakandi district of Assam, Chandra Prakash Seal, has been placed under suspension for serious anomalies in making RG proposals for 2017 cyclone affected families under Koya and Ramchandi Gaon Panchayats.
Deputy Commissioner of Hailakandi, Adil Khan placed Seal under suspension with immediate effect vide order no HRK 11/2018/13 dated 29th September, 2018.
The inquiry conducted by Additional Deputy Commissioner, EL Fairhiem on a complaint filed on September 24 found Seal guilty of forgery, criminal misconduct and misusing of his official position by misappropriating government fund by including names of ineligible persons, multiple entry of members of a family residing in the same household and giving undue favours to his own family members.
Deputy Commissioner Khan has also issued show cause notice to Circle Officer, Lala Revenue Circle, Madhumita Nath for according her approval to the RG proposals without proper verification thereby committing illegality, gross negligence leading to misappropriation of government money and loss to exchequer.
Deputy Commissioner Khan has asked Circle Officer Nath to reply latest by October 3.