Finding the law and order unsatisfactory, the Chief Minister instructed issuing of a stern warning to the district police chief Salikram Verma and ordered transfer of District Magistrate Bhanu Chandra Goswami for lax administration.
For not discharging their duties in a proper manner, Chief Medical Officer Dr R P Gupta, Executive Engineer (Power) Vinay Kumar, District Supply Officer Sanjeev Kumar, Deputy Agriculture Director Shivdutt Tiwari, the then Executive Engineer (RES) Vijay Kumar Dubey and District Mining Officer Ram Kumar Tantua, were also suspended with immediate effect.
The Chief Minister, as per scheduled programme, had to go to Hamirpur but instead reached Shravasti district.
He reviewed the developmental works on ground and held a ‘chaupal’ in the village and interacted directly with the people
and sought their views on the progress of various works.