In the backdoor recruitment case of the Uttarakhand Vidhan Sabha, the Secretary Vidhan Sabha Mukesh Singhal, who is under suspension, has been reverted two ranks. Assembly Speaker Ritu Khanduri Bhushan has ordered Singhal to be demoted. Singhal is also accused of selecting a controversial agency for direct recruitment of 32 posts in the assembly and paying Rs 59 lakh to it in three days. In backdoor recruitment, 228 employees of the Assembly Secretariat were dismissed.
Singhal was given three promotions in five years
Let us tell you that Singhal, who became Secretary Legislative Assembly from Deputy Secretary Research, was given three promotions in five years. For this, contrary to the rules, his cadre was also changed. The opposition raised a finger regarding this. Mukesh Singhal is also under the purview of the recruitment case of the assembly.
Appointed to the post of Research Officer
Mukesh Singhal was appointed to the post of Research Officer in the Vidhansabha. He was later promoted to the post of Senior Research Officer. After this Singhal was made Deputy Secretary Research. Then his cadre was changed and he was promoted to the post of Joint Secretary Legislative Assembly. On the retirement of the then secretary, he was made the in-charge secretary and later he was promoted to the post of secretary.