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ITAGARFeb 21: The IAS fraternity of Aruchal Pradesh on Wednesday vehemently condemned the alleged assault on Chief Secretary of Delhi by some legislators of Delhi Assembly.
“Such an act is highly deplorable. This calls into question the harmonious relationship between the civil service and the elected wing of the Government and will lead to impairment of the effective functioning of the bureaucracy in a free and impartial manner,” General Administration secretary Sadha Deori said in a statement on behalf the IAS Officers Association of Aruchal Pradesh. “The behavior of the elected representatives with the head of the bureaucracy in the State Government amounts to threat to life and physical safety of a public servant on duty and should be meted with severe legal action,” the Association said. “The incident that took place at the official residence of the Chief Minister is appalling and will erode the morale of hard working sincere officers if no action is taken against the culprits,” it said. The statement further said, “The bureaucracy works tirelessly, fearlessly and silently under the Constitution of India and any action such as the one done by some of the elected representatives at Delhi that thwart these very fundamentals is bound to be against public interest.” “The IAS Officers Association of Aruchal Pradesh registers its strong protest against the incident with the chief secretary of Delhi and stands in solidarity with the IAS association of Delhi,” the statement added.