Dated, Chandigarh the,
Subject: “Patil recommends action against UT Finance Secy” by Smriti Sharma Vasudeva.
As per the report obtained from the Department of Personnel, Chandigarh Administration, the above news-item in your paper dated 02.12.10 is factually incorrect as no such reference recommending action against Sh. Sanjay Kumar, IAS under Article 311 of the Constitution which entails dismissal from service or reduction in rank has been sent to the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India by the Chandigarh Administration.
It is also incorrect that any reference has been sent to the parent cadre of Sh. Sanjay Kumar by the Chandigarh Administration on the subject ever.
The necessary corrigendum may kindly be published as the News-Item is not based on facts.
Director Public Relations,