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State Government suspends Vikarabad Collector

The collector of Vikarabad Syed Omar Jaleel was suspended for violating the election commission rules on Saturday by the state government.

The election commission set in an order that the unauthorised opening of EVM warehouse and clearance of poll data of an assembly constituency that is under election petition by DEO of Vikarabad Syed Omar Jaleel is a clear violation of the instructions and the rules of the election commission.

The Telangana government was directed by the election commission to suspend the collector with immediate effect. On Saturday afternoon, based on the directions, the government placed the collector under suspension making Ranga Reddy collector Lokesh Kumar incharge.

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