Karnataka: IAS Rohini and IPS Roopa transferred after clashing on social media
State Home Minister Arga Gyanendra had expressed displeasure over his conduct yesterday and warned of action citing violation of civil service rules. D Roopa's husband Munish Moudgil, who is an IAS officer, has been appointed as Principal Secretary, Department of Publicity.
IPS D Roopa Moudgil and IAS Rohini Sindoori have been transferred without posting. Both senior women officers had publicly commented on each other. Also, both had complained against each other to the top bureaucrat of the state, the Chief Secretary. At the same time, this action has been taken against them. State Home Minister Arga Gyanendra had expressed displeasure over his conduct yesterday and warned of action citing violation of civil service rules. D Roopa's husband Munish Moudgil, who is an IAS officer, has been appointed as Principal Secretary, Department of Publicity.
Actually D Roopa had posted pictures on his Facebook page alleging that Sindhuri had shared the pictures with three IAS officers in 2021 and 2022. D Roopa had also released a long list of corruption allegations against Sindhuri and claimed to have complained to Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and Chief Secretary Vandita Sharma. After which Sindhuri issued a statement on Sunday saying that D Roopa was running a "false, personal slander campaign" against her and threatening action.
Attacking D Roopa Moudgil, Sindhuri had said that 'mental illness is a huge problem, there is a need for medicine and counselling'. When this disease affects people in responsible positions, it becomes even more dangerous. IPS Roopa is running a false, personal defamation campaign against me. A statement had also come from the Home Minister of Karnataka on this matter. He had said that this dispute has been discussed with the police chief and the chief minister is also aware of it. We are not sitting silent, action will be taken against them. They both are behaving so badly - even normal people don't talk like this on the streets. Let them do whatever they want to do on their personal issues, but coming in front of the media and behaving like this is not right.