Davanagere, Dec 28(UNI) Davanagere District Information Officer T Kanumappa today placed under suspension for dereliction of duties.
Karnataka Information Commissioner Rabindernath Tagore ordered suspension of Kanumappa based on a report from District Deputy Commissioner M B Dyaberi. The Commissioner has also ordered a departmental inquiry against Kanumappa.
Mr Dyaberi had told reporters recently that he had given 18 month time to Kanumappa to change his attitude while discharging the official duties, but he did not correct himself forcing him to send a report to the Commissioner.
Chitradurga District Information Officer Maheshwaraiah will be the incharge of Davanagere Information Office.