Lucnow, September 28: One senior IAS officer in Uttar Pradesh cadre has been accused of carrying out propaganda against Hinduism & the allegations have been levelled by National Vice President of Math Mandir Coordination Committee, Bhupesh Awasthi, against IAS officer Mohammad Iftikharuddin.
Mohammad Iftikharuddin is presently serving as the Chairman of Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation.
Awasthi released videos of religious programmes of then Kanpur Zone Commissioner Mohammad Iftikharuddin by which it is alleged that in these videos, Iftikharuddin is telling people the benefits of adopting Islam as a religion.
In another video, IAS officer is seen sitting on the ground when a Muslim speaker is purportedly giving radical lessons at his official residence.
After the video surfaced, Kanpur Police Commissioner Aseem Arun has asked Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (East) to investigate the matter.
The investigation of the viral video of IAS officer Mohd Iftikharuddin taken at Kanpur Commissioner's residence has been entrusted to ADCP East, Police Commissionerate Kanpur Nagar.
It is being investigated whether the video is authentic and if there is any crime in it," the official said.
However, Yogi Adityanath has summoned the Police Commissioner to Lucknow on Today in this regard.(Agencies)