`Karunanidhi family and government harassing me'
CHENNAI: Suspended IAS officer C Umashankar has moved the National Commission for SC/ST in New Delhi, to protect him from the illegal harassment by the Tamil Nadu government, Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's family and the powerful Maran brothers, who are closely related to the CM.
In his complaint against the State government, Umashankar, who was suspended last week while holding the post of Commssioner, Small Savings, alleged that he was subjected to frequent transfers as he was honest and sincere in his duties and worked bearing in mind the public interest.
He said the TN government was free to institute any disciplinary proceedings against him in accordance with the provisions of the All India Service Act, Public Servant Enquiries Act, the Prevention of Corruption Act and the Code of Criminal Procedure. But the government was not competent to conduct any enquiry against him on the allegation that he had produced a false community certificate. The CM was insisting on the police to register an FIR against him. "The State government, headed by the present CM, is intolerant and vindictive against me because I recommended penal action against the Maran brothers and made public the scam in ETL Infrastructure, where the hand of MK Alagiri, (CM's son) and a central minister of the DMK is involved. Thus, the State power is being misused against me,'' Umashankar contended in his complaint.
He also urged the Commission to ensure that enquiry, if any, regarding his caste certificate was conducted by the Central Vigilance Commission or the Central Bureau of Investigation or any other central agency not under the control of the TN government. Appropriate action might also be initiated to allow him to work under the central government or any of the agency of the central government not under the control of the TN government, the complaint said and also requested the Commission to ensure proper security to him and his family members through the central security force.
ஐஏஎஸ் அதிகாரி திரு உமாசங்கர் நம் எல்லோருடைய கண் முன்னால் சித்ரவதை செய்யப்பட்டுக்கொண்டிருக்கிறார்.கருணாநிதி குடும்பம் மற்றும் சன் குழுமம் என்கிற மலைகளை எதிர்த்து நெஞ்சுரத்தோடு போராடும் போராளி உமாசங்கருக்கு நம் எல்லோருடைய தார்மீக ஆதரவும் உண்டு.இன்னும் என்னென்ன வழிகளில் நாம் அவருக்காகப் போராட முடியும் என்று ஆலோசித்துக் களத்தில் இறங்க வேண்டும்.