The decision was taken at a meeting in West Midnapore district between officials of both departments at the office of the divisional railway manager of Kharagpur division, South Eastern Railways zone, on August 21.
“We have sent the letter to the app-cab aggregators following several complaints that these operators were charging exorbitant prices which at times ranged as high as surge multiplier at 2.9x,” Transport Minister Suvendu Adhikari had said on June 30.
A Home Department official told PTI that the state government intends to bring more clarity on the nature of the offence and punishment for those responsible for spreading fake news and posting morphed photographs with an aim to disrupt peace and communal harmony or spread hatred in society.
The petitioner Rahaman had also moved the State Administrative Tribunal in 2014 seeking fixation of his seniority and to get his arrears, but the application had been disposed of by SAT declining relief to him.
An SIT was formed by the West Bengal government to probe the matter after sleuths seized 20 tonnes of rotten meat, meant to be supplied to eateries and departmental stores of the state from a cold storage in central Kolkata.