Even during his previous stint as civic commissioner in Pune between 2007 and 2009, Mumbai municipal commissioner Praveen Pardeshi had actively promoted cycling and had even initiated a “No vehicle day” in the Pune Municipal Corporation.
While his son, Sujay was the BJP’s candidate from Ahmednagar, sources claimed that Vikhe-Patil has been advised by BJP brass to wait until the poll results before a decision can be taken on his induction.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) has rejected Maharashtra government’s proposal for allowing senior IPS officer Deven Bharti (1994 batch) to continue serving as the Joint Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) in Mumbai.
The CMO is expected to soon revise the transfer orders and post Joshi in CIDCO. Sources also point at the fallout Joshi had with two senior ministers in the Fadnavis government for her sudden ouster from the Excise department.
Darade, who is currently the Commissioner of the state Food and Drug Administration, will now be required to rejoin her parent department — the Income Tax — when her ongoing deputation ends this April.