Well, that’s what the report appearing in the local dailies screamed. The Chief Minister, on the eve of ANSU's (All Nyishi Students’ Union) deadline, finally, subdued to the pressure and sent Tabom Bam on a long leave (should I say removed from the post) and put Home and Development Commisioner K. K. Sharma in his charge. The result-ANSU called off it’s proposed stir.
So far so good. The government acted wisely to diffuse the situation and people of the state have been saved from being pushed to yet another ‘Bandh’-the so-called democratic movement of any XYZ organization of the state.
But, on a second thought, has the government indeed acted wisely? Was their act of sending CS on long leave (or removing him from the post) under duress justified? Hasn’t it set precedent that the government can be pressurized into displacing any bureaucrat or technocrat from their office? Is it right that any bureaucrats or technocrats are removed from their post under pressure, how parochial or nepotist he may be? Shouldn't it be left to act upon them departmentally? If no, then beware Bureaucrats and technocrats!-you may be removed from your post anywhere, anytime without any reason-Be ready!