Jharsuguda Collector suspended on HC direction

Bhubaneswar: Acting on the direction of the Orissa High Court, the State Government on suspended Jharsuguda district Collector Jyoti Ranjan Pradhan today.

The Government gave additional of District Collector to the ADM of Jharsuguda, according to reports. 

Earlier on Tuesday, the High Court had directed the Government to suspend the Collector as he flouted the court order in an excise case. The Collector had cancelled the licence of a liquor shop despite the fact that a case relating to the shop was subjudice at the HC.

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