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Senior IFS officer accuses senior IAS Sanjiv Saran of rampant corruption

In his letter ,the Additional Principal Conservator of Forest at Agra has alleged him of causing loss to the government to the tune of rs 4221 crore ,despite which he was promoted owing to his influence

Sanjay Bhatnagar

Sanjay BhatnagarBy Sanjay Bhatnagar

Published on 9 Jun 2017 6:27 AM GMT

Senior IFS officer accuses senior IAS Sanjiv Saran of rampant corruption
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Agra: In sensational allegations which created a flutter in the bureaucratic circles, a senior Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer A K Jain has sent a letter to Additional Chief Secretary (Forest) Sanjiv Saran accusing him of indulging in rampant corruption.

In his letter ,the Additional Principal Conservator of Forest at Agra has alleged him of causing loss to the government to the tune of rs 4221 crore ,despite which he was promoted owing to his influence.

The IFS officer has gone to the extent pointing out that the 1983-batch IAS officer Sanjiv Saran had changed old currency of worth crores after demonetisation and used his cronies to in the department for money-making on his behalf.

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He also wrote that the IAS officer had a three-storied palatial house in Noida with a fleet of government vehicles at the disposal of his family. In another sensational charge, Jain has said that Saran owned hotels in London and Dubai as well which are being promoted through Divisional Forest Officer K K Singh , posted at Agra.

When tried to reach, Sanjiv Saran could not reply to calls and SMS for his version on the entire matter.

It may be recalled that Sanjiv Saran was suspended in the past on corruption charges. He was alleged to have committed during his tenure as CEO of Noida.

Sanjay Bhatnagar

Sanjay Bhatnagar

Writer is a bi-lingual journalist with experience of about three decades in print media before switching over to digital media. He is a political commentator and covered many political events in India and abroad.

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