Bangalore: Principal Secretary to the State Government, Department of Agriculture, A. Ramaswamy has been transferred and appointed chairman of the Revenue Appellate Tribunal. Principal Secretary, Department of Cooperation, Ravikumar has been given additional charge of the Agriculture Department.

Sources in the Government said Mr. Ramaswamy had been held responsible for mismanagement in the supply of fertilizers and seeds, which has resulted in farmers taking to violence in several parts of the State. — Special Correspondent

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