Uttar Pradesh

Political axe

Print edition : September 06, 2013

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav blocks the mike as he speaks to Health Minister Ahmed Hasan, who criticised the role of the media on the issue of the suspention of Durga Shakti Nagpal, in Lucknow on August 6. Photo: Arunangsu Roy Chowdhury

Durga Shakti Nagpal. She was suspended on the charge of demolishing the wall of a mosque at Kadalpur village in Gautum Budh Nagar district indiscriminately and hastily. Photo: PTI

The wall of a mosque that was demolished on July 27. Photo: rajeev bhatt

Communal polarisation is once again becoming the major political theme in Uttar Pradesh, and the suspension of the young IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal illustrates this.
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