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Advertisement row: Dwivedi transferred from DIP, appointed as AC Trade & Taxes

By IndianMandarins- 01 Mar 2021


New Delhi: After the Government of Delhi received a notice from the state election commission over an advertisement, a senior official in Delhi was on Sunday transferred to the Department of Trade and Taxes as Additional Commissioner.

Manoj Dwivedi, Director of the Directorate of Information and Publicity (DIP), and two others were asked by the Election Commission to submit a reply to an advertisement on a 20 percent reduction in circle rates in the city. The commission, in its notice, said that prima facie, the advt violated the model code of conduct imposed due to the MCD by-polls in Delhi.

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