Disruption of weddings: Tripura DM steps down for probe

West Tripura District Justice of the Peace Dr. Shailesh Kumar Yadav, who got here beneath fireplace for disrupting two weddings at Agartala on April 26, was relieved from his cost after he requested the identical until completion of an inquiry in opposition to him, Legislation Minister Ratan Lal Nath mentioned Monday.

Yadav led a group of administrative and police officers and shut down Manikya Courtroom and Golap Bagaan, two marriage halls in Agartala as marriage ceremony ceremonies had been occurring previous the 10pm night time curfew deadline for municipal.

The official claimed his actions had been meant to take care of legislation and order and forestall unfold of the coronavirus pandemic, however later apologised solely to take a U-turn a number of days later.

Talking to reporters Monday, Ratan Lal Nath mentioned, “Yadav wrote to chief secretary Manoj Kumar on Sunday to alleviate him from his cost for an neutral inquiry concerning the incident occurred on April 26 night time. Industries and Commerce director Ravel Hamendra Kumar will take cost as West DM”.

In his letter, made obtainable to indianexpress.com, Yadav wrote, “Within the curiosity of an neutral enquiry I request for relinquishment of my cost as DM & Collector West Tripura District.”

Quickly after Yadav was seen misbehaving with bride and groom, their family members and priest on the marriage ceremony venues, a collection of movies went viral on social media prompting Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb to hunt a report on the matter.

A two-member committee was fashioned and Yadav appeared earlier than it final week and stood by his actions saying it was his responsibility to implement legislation to keep away from unfold of Covid-19.

Celebrities like singer Sonu Nigam, completely different social organisations, human rights our bodies, Vedic Brahmin Samaj and netizens have come out in protest in opposition to Shailesh Kumar Yadav’s angle and referred to as for his suspension on social media.


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