HYDERABAD: The axe finally fell on Kurnool Municipal Corporation Commissioner B. Dhananjaya who has been transferred from his post.

Mr. Dhananjaya was one among the 44 Municipal Commissioners transferred on Tuesday and he has not been given new posting. Mr. Dhananjaya’s transfer comes in the light of the criticism from the Opposition parties over the tardy pace of relief and rehabilitation works in Kurnool following its inundation by backwater of Krishna River on October 2.

He was asked to report to the Commissioner and Director of the Municipal Administration.

He will be replaced by the Adoni Municipal Commissioner Ch. Vijayalakshmi who was posted as Additional Commissioner Kurnool Municipal Corporation and given full additional charge as the commissioner.

The transfers, according to sources, is seen as an initial step by Chief Minister K. Rosaiah who is reportedly working out modalities for a major overhaul in administrative set up to ensure smooth functioning of his government. Orders pertaining to a minor reshuffle of senior IPS officers with immediate effect were also issued on Tuesday.

IPS postings

Accordingly, Karimnagar range Deputy Inspector General N. Chandramouli had been transferred as DIG Marine Police replacing K. Srinivas Reddy who had been posted as Additional Director of Anti Corruption Bureau. Mr. Srinivas Reddy succeeds A. Ravishankar who had been posted as Karimnagar range DIG.

Vigilance and Enforcement DIG N. Balasubramanyam had been transferred as Intelligence DIG in place of P. Sitarama Anjaneyulu who had been posted as DIG of APSP battalions in the existing vacancy.

Mahesh Muralidhar Bhagwat working as DIG of PCR Cell and social justice has been transferred and posted as Eluru range DIG in the existing vacancy.