I accept it as reward for my good work: UP policewoman on transfer for standing up against BJP leaders

Thakur had sent five BJP leaders to jail for creating obstacles in discharging government duties before she was transferred. Reflecting on her transfer, she said she was happy and that she accept the decision as a reward for her good work.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 2, 2017 8:25 pm
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The Uttar Pradesh woman police officer, who received much praise on social media for standing up against agitating local BJP leaders last week, was transferred to Bahraich on SaturdayShreshtha Thakur had sent five BJP leaders to jail for creating obstacles in discharging government duties recently. Reflecting on her transfer, she said she was happy and that she accepts the decision as a reward for her good work.

“Got transfer to Bahraich, it’s Nepal border, don’t worry my friends I am happy ..I accept it as a reward for my good work. U all are invited to Bahraich,” said Thakur on her Facebook page. She was earlier stationed at Syana circle in Bulandshahar district and got the transfer along with a few other deputy superintendents.

A meeting of a delegation of the party’s 11 MLAs and MP was held with Chief Minister Yogi Adiyanath following the incident. Apparently, the local leaders had pressed the high command to take action against Thakur with the party city president saying that transfer was essential to keeping intact the pride of party workers and leaders.

A verbal spat took place between them after BJP leaders protested against police action on one of its leaders Pramod Kumar. He was handed a fine of Rs 200 for not wearing a helmet while riding his motorcycle.

In the video, which went viral on social media, Thakur could be heard invoking CM Adityanath’s name, asking the protesters to get a written order from him stating that the BJP workers were exempted from police checking.

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  1. S
    Jul 13, 2017 at 4:07 am
    Bjp. Is no different than any other party For which we have voted for.so I give my support to the lady officer for her good act.country is watching Yogi govt wiil definitely give befeting reply in next election for such coward act.
    1. U
      Jul 4, 2017 at 4:12 pm
      Yeah this ia ur reward for protesting against violence and bjp terrorism. Any Police or IAS odficer always gegs transferred bcoz of doing something rigt
      1. K
        Jul 4, 2017 at 9:40 am
        She should be the PM of country not the one who was accused of massacre in 2002 in Gujarat and was banned from many civilized countries and he came to power with EVM tampering and cheated the whole country.
        1. R
          Jul 4, 2017 at 12:45 pm
          LOL...being accused of a crime does not make one guilty- not matter how much you want it to be true . And if she was so great she would have done more to bring safety to the women who are routinely being attacked and terrorized in her own district. If EVM tampering so easy why doesn't you Kujliwal tuglaq do it also ? Does he lack the parts for motherboard manufacturing ?? Aaptards cannot accept reality and cannot do any work - just drama like this police lady .
          1. U
            Jul 4, 2017 at 4:14 pm
            ed as shole bhakt. Go do some useful work i stead of ur routine work of defending and sucking fekus di ck
            1. U
              Jul 4, 2017 at 4:16 pm
              And he is guilty, dont try to cover up him. We all know the bitter truth. In 2019 BJP wont geg majority whatever u try to do. If u r too frustrtaed take a long stick in ur a ss
          2. S
            Shubha Srinath
            Jul 4, 2017 at 8:36 am
            Silly thing, This could be very well avoided. No one is above law. Everyone must treat himself equal with every other Indian Citizen, BJP people must learn from our grat leader Modi.
            1. V
              Jul 4, 2017 at 4:08 am
              God Bless Shreshtha Thakur. We salute her for her bravery and her courage to confront Yogi the most Dhongi person in UP who has sold his soul for power and support Lynchings of unarmed innocents by his Bajrang Dal/Gau Rakshak Terrorists.
              1. L
                Jul 3, 2017 at 9:33 pm
                UP police is still working on last century model. World has changed but our police seems to lurking is same British era type policing. A police officer means not policing alone. I had been to many countries and saw policing . For eg in Europe a policemen is not supposed to call any body abusive names. Same may not work in UP. In most of the UP police stations , policemen have different priorities. Rule is same for all but in practice police man has to use his discretion without breaking law but still do his duty. This is the crux of the problem confronting police force. Indian Police Act 1861 requires amendments and the police requires overdue reforms which has been pending for decades due to unwilling politicians. However, it is said that practice makes man perfect. Since she is at the budding stage of her career, she will learn more and more of correct policing .
                1. C
                  Jul 3, 2017 at 8:34 pm
                  Well done sreshtha thakur who have done your duty well. N in a proper way. May God be with you .
                  1. A
                    Ashow khanna
                    Jul 3, 2017 at 7:44 pm
                    It was not expected from Mr. Yogi. Law is for everyone and if a command man does not wear helmet he is fined than why not the BJP GUYS. Are they above laws. What is the difference between SP AND BJP
                    1. K
                      Jul 4, 2017 at 5:14 pm
                      Ashow ji what was you expecting from Yogiji!!!! what hurted you, Is he Raja Harishchandra?NA as if you dont know how he became popular ? He is politician who openly played a religion game to get famous and how our people awarded him as a CM. THIS IS INDIA
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