|Chief of CWG Press removed|
|25 Sep 2010, 2109 hrs IST (Times of India)|
After weeks of controversies surrounding the Commonwealth Games, the heads have stated to roll. Now, the CWG Press Operations head Manish Kumar has been transferred for allegedly 'sabotaging the game'. Revolt breaks out in the media team.
According to sources, Manish Kumar had an altercation with the Cabinet Secretary who has now issued marching orders to the CWG Press Operations head. In his place Manjushree Roy has taken over as DDG Press Operations.
The sequence of event that lead to the CWG Press Operations head's transfer:
Immediately after Mike Fennell's press conference earlier today, Cabinet Secretary appointed a committee headed by Ajay Seth met. In the meet it was found that Manish Kumar sabotaged the games. In turn the underfire allegedly hurled abuses at the Cabinet Secretary. Cabinet Secretary K M Chandrashekhar then issued the marching orders and directed OC CEO Jarnail Singh to replace Manish Kumar as the Press head in the Commonwealth Games.
Revolt in Press team?
There seems to be a revolt in the Press team.
- New DDG has called for meeting of Press team
- Orders issued for entire press team to be present
- Failing which they will be liable for action
- Press team threatens to resign if DDG shunted out in this manner