IAS Officer Who Quit Over Centre's Kashmir Move Detained In Prayagraj
Monday, January 20, 2020, 7:40 AM
Kannan Gopinathan, a former IAS officer from Kerala, was detained by city police soon after he arrived at the airport in Prayagraj, officials said. Mr Gopinathan had arrived in Prayagraj from Delhi on Saturday to address a two-hour symposium organised by the All India People's Forum on the issue of 'Nagrikta Bachao, Samvidhan Bachao, Loktantra Bachao' (save citizenship, save constitution and save democracy).
IAS Officer Quits, Says "Disturbed" Over Restrictions In J&K
Sunday, August 25, 2019, 2:52 PM
A 33-year-old Indian Administrative Service officer said he has filed his papers to quit the coveted government-job. While stating his reasons, IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan said one of them was denial of "fundamental rights" to lakhs of people in J-K for weeks after special-status was scrapped from the state earlier this month. An IAS officer for seven-years, Mr Gopinathan gave his resignation on August-21.