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IAS officer Sasikanth Senthil resigns from service, says ‘building blocks of democracy compromised’
9/6/2019 2:07:12 PM
Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada district S Sasikanth Senthil on Friday resigned from Indian Administrative Service, The Hindu reported. He served in the post since June 2017 and was hailed as one of the most proactive deputy commissioners of the district.

In his resignation letter, he said his decision was a personal one and was in no way connected to anyone or any event in his current profile as deputy commissioner.

The bureaucrat said it was “unethical” on his part to continue as civil servant when “fundamental building blocks of diverse democracy are being compromised”. “I also strongly feel that the coming days will present extremely difficult challenges to the basic fabric of our nation and that I would be better off outside the IAS to continue with my work at making life better for all,” Senthil said in the letter.

Senthil said it simply cannot be business as usual any longer.
The 40-year-old is a 2009 batch Indian Administrative Service officer of the Karnataka cadre. He was a Tamil Nadu topper in the Union Public Service Commission exams and secured the ninth spot at an all-India level. He passed out of BE (Electronics) course in first division from the Regional Engineering College of Bharathidasan University in Tiruchirapalli.

In his previous roles, Senthil served as the assistant commissioner in Ballari between 2009 and 2012, and held the post of chief executive officer of Shivamogga zilla panchayat for two terms. He was also the deputy commissioner of Chitradurga and Raichur districts and director in the Mines and Geology Department since November 2016.

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Last month, IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan had resigned from service because of the restrictions imposed in Jammu and Kashmir. However, he had been asked to resume duty till his resignation is accepted.

Gopinathan had said he has been really disturbed by the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, wherein a large section of the population have had their fundamental rights suspended. “If you ask me what you were doing, when one of the world’s largest democracies announced a ban on the entire state, and even violated the fundamental rights of the people, I should at least be able to reply that I resigned my job,” he had said then
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