Discussion of resignation of Minister of State Dinesh Khatik in UP, Jitin Prasad also angry

Pankaj Prasad
Dinesh Khatik
Dinesh Khatik

Khatik alleges that Jal Shakti Minister Swatantradev Singh did not make a single transfer on his recommendation.

The news of the resignation of Minister of State for Jal Shakti, Dinesh Khatik, who was angry over the transfers, created a stir in the corridors of power on Tuesday night. Khatik alleges that Jal Shakti Minister Swatantradev Singh did not make a single transfer on his recommendation. His mobile was switched off when he contacted Khatik. According to sources, he was upset over not getting work even after completing 100 days of government.

Minister Jitin is also angry, Public Works Minister Jitin Prasad is also said to be angry over the manner of action on the disturbances in transfers in PWD. Jitin met CM Yogi Adityanath and will hold talks with Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi on Wednesday.ย 

Despite the recommendation of Minister Khatik, no work was done, Minister of State Dinesh Khatik alleges that he has not been given any work in the department as a Minister of State. His close aide told that in the past he had recommended transfer of some engineers of the department, but not a single one was transferred. Whenever Khatik used to call Principal Secretary Anurag Srivastava and Irrigation Department Principal Secretary Anil Garg for some work, both the officers used to express their inability saying that you talk to the cabinet minister.

Discussion of leaving government vehicle and securityย 

The guard posted at the official residence of Dinesh Khatik told that the Minister of State had gone to attend the meeting of the Council of Ministers in the afternoon. Since then he has not returned to the house. It was discussed that Khatik has left the government vehicle and security. His public relations officer did not confirm the resignation. The Raj Bhavan has also spoken about not getting the resignation. Sources say that Jitin can also meet Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday.ย 

The problem was expressed in front of Sunil Bansal, according to sources, Minister of State Dinesh Khatik had met BJP's State General Secretary Organization Sunil Bansal on Monday. Khatik had also expressed his pain in front of Bansal.