Dehra Dun: Retired High Court Judge Shambhunath Srivastav will head the Commission set up to probe more than 50 scandals which surfaced during the N. D. Tiwari-led Congress Government in Uttarakhand.

The State Government has decided to appoint Justice Srivastav as chairman of the Commission, it was announced by an official spokesman here on Friday. A notification would be issued soon, he added.

Justice Srivastav will probe 52 scandals unearthed during the tenure of the Tiwari Government and his term will be one year from the date of appointment.- PTI