‘Rath Prabharis’: Ex-IAS Officer, Activist Write to President

70


They cited a Department of Personnel instruction that asked all ministries to nominate senior officers as “district rath prabharis” for the “Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra”.

In an open letter to President Droupadi Murmu Tuesday, retired IAS officer E A S Sarma and co-founder of Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) Jagdeep Chhokar appealed to her to intervene in stopping the government’s plan to use bureaucrats for publicising its achievements through a “yatra”.

They cited a Department of Personnel instruction that asked all ministries to nominate senior officers as “district rath prabharis” for the “Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra”.

Source: Indian Express