Morena (Madhya Pradesh): Angered by the recent administrative reshuffle, Morena deputy collector submitted her resignation to the collector on Thursday. The deputy collector’s resignation caused a stir among the administrative officials. However, after the persuasion of the additional district magistrate (ADM), the deputy collector agreed to withdraw her resignation.
Deputy collector Megha Tiwari was posted as Sabalgarh SDM for the last 6 months.During the recent administrative reshuffle, the district has got four new deputy collectors. Soon after the reshuffle, Morena collector Ankit Asthana removed Megha Tiwari from the post of Sabalgarh SDM and gave her the responsibility of assistant returning officer (ARO) in Dimani Assembly. In place of Megha Tiwari, deputy collector Virendra Katare has been made the new SDM of Sabalgarh.
According to information, irked by the new posting, Tiwari handed over her resignation to the collector.
Officials Say Tiwari Resigned After She Was Denied Leave
The collector gave the responsibility of persuading Tiwari to ADM CB Prasad. The ADM discussed the matter with Tiwari over phone on Friday morning and explained the circumstances to her, which led to her withdrawing her resignation.
However, when asked about it, ADM CB Prasad said that the deputy collector had applied for a long leave. Since it is election time the officials have been asked not to go on long leave. Now, she has withdrawn the application.