In a major administrative reshuffle on Thursday late night, Uttar Pradesh government led by Yogi Adityanath transferred 25 IAS and 22 IPS officers.
The list of officials transferred comprises district magistrates of nine districts including Varanasi and Lucknow.
Ballia, Bareilly, Farrukhabad, Hamirpur, Mirzapur, Lalitpur and Rae Bareli are among the other districts that have got new district magistrates.
Lucknow District Magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma has been made DM Varanasi while Sharma has been replaced by Abhishek Prakash who previously was DM Hamirpur. Varanasi DM Surendra Singh will now serve as Special Secretary in the Chief Minister’s Secretariat.
Gyaneshwar Tiwari will take the charge as DM Hamirpur while NItish Kumar will be the new DM Bareilly.
Sushil Kumar Patel is the new DM Mirzapur while Hari Pratap Shahi is now DM Ballia. Manvendra Singh is DM Farukkhabad and Yogesh Shukla is DM Lalitpur.
Subhrant Shukla will take charge as the Estate officer in Lucknow.
UP government also transferred 22 IPS officers including Superintendents of Police.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Varanasi S A Kulkarni has been sent to Lucknow as Superintendent of Police (SP) Cyber Crime. Whereas Prabhakar Chaudhary, SP Sonebadhra will be replacing Kulkarni as the new SSP of Varanasi.
Chaudhary will be replaced by Ashish Srivastava who earlier was SP Shravasti. Whereas Anup Kumar Singh who was Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Cyber Crime will now be new SP of Sonebhadra.
Aligarh (Rural) SP Manilal Patidar is now SP Mahoba while ASP Bareilly (city) Abhinandan is now SP Kaushambhi whereas ASP Agra (city) is now SP Fatehpur.
Kanpur city (west) ASP Sanjiv Suman replaced Yashvir Singh as the new SP Hapur.
SP Chitrakoot Manoj Kumar Jha is now SP Prayagraj (Railways) whereas Ankit Mittal will take charge as SP Chitrakoot.