Mysuru, April 4:- Taluk tahsildar (grade 1) Renu Kumar has been transferred from Mysuru with immediate effect. Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) tahsildar grade two revenue officer J Mahesh has been appointed in his place.
Under Secretary of the Revenue Department has given the direction for the transfer of Renu Kumar as instructed by the Governor.
The telephonic conversation of two tahsildars had gone viral on social media. RTI activists have asked Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G Sankar to take action against them.
The two tahsildars were appointed on election duty. In their telephonic conversation, it was evident that they have discussed the name of District In-charge Minister G T Devegowda. They have also discussed caste politics. Statements of Renu Kumar proved that he was a JD(S) supporter. As he might favour a particular party during the Lok Sabha elections, RTI activists requested the concerned department to send him on compulsory leave. (MR/KS).