Denied chief secy post, Rajasthan IAS officer converts to Islam, opts for VRS

The officer applied today for Voluntary Retirement from Service (VRS) in protest against the extension of tenure awarded to Chief Secretary CS Rajan.

Written by Mahim Pratap Singh | Jaipur | Updated: January 1, 2016 1:14 am
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A senior IAS officer here publicly announced his decision to convert to Islam and applied for voluntary retirement from the services alleging victimisation by Rajasthan government.

Umrao Salodia, a 1978 batch officer, wrote to Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje expressing disappointment for purportedly being overlooked for the post of chief secretary.

“Under the Fundamental Right (to profess, practice and propagate any religion) guaranteed by Article 25 (I) of the Constitution of India, I have converted myself from Hinduism to Islam religion today, the 31st December,” the officer wrote in his handwritten public declaration. “After conversion, my name is Umrao Khan,” he added.

Along with that, Salodia also applied for VRS from the IAS, saying he wanted to retire so that he would not have to “function under my junior”.

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The current chief secretary C S Rajan (of the same batch) was due to retire on December 31, but will continue on the post after being granted a three-month extension by the state government.

Salodia, presently the chairman of Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation, said he would have been the state’s “first chief secretary from the SC/ST category”.

“For the first time after Independence…myself, an IAS officer from SC/ST category would have been appointed today (Thursday) the chief secretary of Rajasthan on the basis of seniority. Instead, to deny the opportunity to me, Mr C S Rajan has been given a three month extension till 31/03/2016,” he wrote to Raje.

“I hereby apply for Voluntary Retirement by giving three months notice under the All India Service rules. Kindly sanction my voluntary retirement… so that I don’t have to function under my junior,” he said.

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Rathore rubbished allegations of victimisation and said the government had always encouraged employees from SC/ST categories. He said the government would act against Salodia for speaking against the government in public.

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    indian
    Jan 1, 2016 at 2:42 am
    Suggestion to Mr. Umrao. Join AAP - Kejriwal and you can together cry about how bad the BJP is
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      BRAHMIN_ISRAELITES_SECRET_CONNECTION
      Jan 1, 2016 at 3:18 am
      KICK ALL BRAHMINS TO WHERE THEY CAME FROM: CENTRAL ASIA. THEIR BLOOD BROTHERS JUDAS IN ISRAEL WILL DEFINITELY FEED THEIR PION: LICKSPITTLING. JUDAS WILL ALSO RETURN INDO-ARYAN WOMEN FOLKS WHOM THEY LEFT IN THE CUSTODY OF JUDAS BEFORE THEIR MIGRATION EASTWARD.
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        Hindustani
        Jan 31, 2016 at 6:44 am
        At least this man is truthful he converted to the Pedophiles religion. We have our Muslim Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP, RSS etc etc who still under Hindu names but keeping using the stani language Hindi with intention of converting India into an Islamic nation. That is really what Islamic Taqiyya is about. They are nothing but secret followers of the Pedophile's religion. Remember Quran says not to make friends with "Kuffars", so PM's Muslim religion forbids talking to Indians in Indian languages. So Islamization needs to start at various levels without giving impression of religious conversion, Islamization of the language through school imposition of the Islamic origin language Hindi is probably the easiest method. As to why BJP retains its "Hindu" name and why BJP's Muslim politicians like Narendra Modi, Sushma Swaraj, Rajnath Singh, Mohan Sharma keep Hindu names, and of course the Iranian lady, that is really what Islamic Taqiyya is all about. To spread the Islamic religion, Quran 5:32 verse clearly commands to conceal the religion, of course Islamic language imposition is the very hall mark of BJP, RSS, Khangress etc. You can hide only so much, but anti-Hindu policies cant be hidden. Already North Indians have got full converted to Islamic origin language speakers several decades back, now every Indian language speaker is forced to get converted to a Muslim language speaker as Indian languages are not available in schools in all India level .i.e. forcefully regionalized. Only the Muslim country outsourced language HIndi has this "priviledge". The recent Islamic origin language movie where Muslim actors dance around in temples WEARING SHOES, sums the insults that Muslim outfits like BJP, Khangress want to bring to the Hindu religion. So what happens after Muslim parties like BJP, Khangress completely eradicate the heritage Indian langauges and ensure everyone only speaks the Islamic origin language Hindi. Now it becomes easy for Hindi terrorists from stan to roam around India to perform "armed religious work". India will eventually unite with stan as a Muslim nation once Islamic origin language imposition has succesfully eliminated Indian languages, i.e. Kuffar's languages. Sharia will then set in.
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          L.C.Prasad
          Jan 1, 2016 at 5:34 am
          Achha Din for SC/ST under BJP rule...... Now it is proved that BJP is a upper caste party......
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            Mehwand
            Jan 1, 2016 at 11:34 pm
            Fortunate is he who prepares himself before death. God bless that he saw truth he should stay in India and work for India and made the w Muslim ummah proud.
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              Rob krishnan
              Jan 1, 2016 at 1:17 pm
              One more suggestion - now that you have accepted the peaceful religion of Islam, please move to a peaceful Islamic country like stan or better yet, Syria. If they don't take you can always join the intellectuals like Arundhati Roy or some award returnees etc. congratulations on your brilliant thought process.
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                Respected_brahmin
                Jan 1, 2016 at 2:17 am
                I HAVE BEEN TELLING ALL ALONG. BJP IS NOTHING BUT A BRAHMIN Jugad Party. Sons of Brahmin(S___0_B) will do anything. I bet C S Rajan is a Brahmin SCOUNDREL. BRAHMINS have been traditionally COLLABORATORS IN CORRUPTION. Whether the ruler was Moghul or British BRAHMINS ARE PREFERRED FOR THEIR COMPETENCE IN TURNING ANYBODY A CRIMINAL. IN THAT PROCESS HE SACRIFICES HIS WIFE's CHASY OR, IF HE IS NOT MARRIED, HIS MOTHER/SISTER. ASK ANY CURRENT OR RETIRED BRAHMIN BUREAUCRAT.
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                  aj
                  Jan 2, 2016 at 1:08 am
                  More Indians will follow him i think . Well done. Hes conming home. Where are those who always say it is forced conversion? This brave man followed his conscious and made the right decision. We invite all hindu brothers n sisters to the glory and equality of islam.
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                    aj
                    Jan 2, 2016 at 1:09 am
                    This is real ghar wapisi.
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                      Abhishek Tyagi
                      Jan 1, 2016 at 4:44 am
                      I'm curious to know that did he feel victim when he got Admission in Colleges, Got into IAS with plush SC quota? He must have not.
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                        somia
                        Jan 3, 2016 at 5:25 am
                        All the Islamic society would salute him
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                          Alab
                          Jan 1, 2016 at 6:22 pm
                          I can understand his frustration. But conversion ? What message does he want to convey. They are two mutually exclusive issues. Good that he has resigned.
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                            Alab
                            Jan 2, 2016 at 9:08 am
                            Forced because he was not made a secretary!!!
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                              Ali Soren
                              Jan 28, 2016 at 9:17 am
                              islam is the only solution to all social evils
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                                Aman
                                Jan 24, 2016 at 6:24 pm
                                i invite all non muslim brother to read about Islam.
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                                  Amrit Rao
                                  Jan 2, 2016 at 8:47 pm
                                  Coversion to Islam is a rebellion against the operessive caste system. It's a political statement. Caste politics at its worst. It's akin to Ghar Wapasi. Both are wrong. People should be free to choose their religion and caste. People whose ghar Wapasi is done what caste they belong to? Umrao is begging for Ghar Wapasi. Would anyone take the challenge?
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                                    anwarbashasheik@yahoo
                                    Jan 1, 2016 at 10:51 am
                                    All SC /ST take best religion to upgrade Islam /Christianity , because Original Hindu , not treating in equal , still they not giving permission allow so many temples , they treat still in different . However in Islam /Christianity you can enter masque only telling kalama and stand in prayer touching shoulder to shoulder, in Christianity if agree Jesues son god you wellcome church all are children of god, in Bramin if born in bramin family only you become bramin /hindu
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                                      Ami
                                      Jan 4, 2016 at 5:37 am
                                      Its obvious that he has faced discrimination. And its also true that in hinduism one can not choose ones caste. Its a permanent tag one gets on birth. But religious conversion is not a sure shot way to freedom from discrimination. In india muslims too have to face a lot of discrimination. They even find it hard to get flats on rent. One must speak up against favouratism, nepotism, castiesm everywhere. All SC STs shall unite and set up forums where all can express grievances and discuss ways to handle such situations.
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                                        Chandrashekhar Deshpande
                                        Jan 1, 2016 at 4:37 am
                                        The so called elite IAS officer if finds solac in Islam whether he do not have any Idea there are n numbers of sect in Islam itself and there are n numbers of Casts in Muslims? Khand do not wants to equiv-ate with Kureshi.Is this not fact? There is undeclared cast-ism in Muslim also. If he had been so frosted he should have follow Dr. Ambedkar as a Dalithiself, who switched to Buddhism and not Islam.
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                                          datharam gambhira
                                          Jan 1, 2016 at 4:31 am
                                          @ BRAHMIN_ISRAELITES_SECRET_CONNECTION and some others below : I would recomend you to read indian history before making unjustifiable comments like this. Indians were under ruled by Muslims and Bretish for most part of the last 800 years. So why are brahmin called upper cl ? as per our government all upper cl are Hindus ? logicaly Muslims and Christians should have been upper cl and all Hindus should have reservation. It is also a well known fact of history that the Muslim rulers of india targeted the brahmins for conversion. they ware tortured adn raped into conversion. suddenly they are upper cl , rather strange if you ask me.
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                                            MVS Prasad
                                            Jan 1, 2016 at 8:53 am
                                            As if this IAS officer is the first one not to get expected post he is reacting in an immature way. He knows there was nothing wrong in giving an extension to the existing CS. He should not forget the same consution which provided reservation for him to enter IAS has given the CM of the state the authority to appoint one of the senior officer as CS of the state.
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