Bedi seeks sacking of Director

Puducherry Lt.Governor Kiran Bedi directed Chief Secretary Ashwani Kumar to relieve the Director of animal husbandry and animal welfare department from his post due to complaints of sexual harassment at the workplace against him from a subordinate woman employee.

There was a preliminary inquiry conducted by the district level complaint committee after a complaint against the official P.Padmanabhan.Fresh complaints against the said official would also be probed from other women employees. Meanwhile the High Court had granted interim stay in the matter.Ms Bedi directed secretary (law) to follow up the case and to vacate the stay order obtained by Padmanabhan.