Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami sacked  

Anil Goswami (IAS:1978:JK)

Anil Goswami (IAS:1978:JK)

Narendra Modi Government has removed the Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami (IAS:1978:JK) after Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister, briefed PM Narendra Modi about allegations that Goswami had tried to dissuade the CBI from arresting Matang Sinh, an accused in Saradha chit fund scam. Home Minister had personally talked to Home Secretary Anil Goswami and CBI Director Anil Sinha to get a factual picture before he briefed the PM.

Prior to his appointment as OSD (Secretary Equivalent) Home Affairs on April 27, 2013 Goswami was Secretary, Department of Social Justice & Empowerment. On July 01, 2013 he had taken over as Union Home Secretary.

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