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Chattisgarh IAS officer faces media outrage for placing foot on hospital bed

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 9 May 2016, 14:38 IST

Chattisgarh IAS officer Jagdish Sonkar drew flak for placing his foot on a hospital bed during an inspection. As the picture of him keeping his shoe on the bed while talking to one of the patients went viral on social media, the IAS officer took to Facebook to apologise for his action.

The post said it was completely unintentional and could have been avoided. He also thanked his fraternity for supporting him and reserving judgement in the matter.

This is what he posted on Facebook.

The doctor-turned-IAS officer faced a lot social media outrage, including demands for his suspension. However, some members from the IAS association came forward to support Sonkar including Balrampur Collector Alex Menon, who said Sonkar was a humble person.

According to a media report, Chief Minister Raman Singh instructed the General Administration Department (GAD) to train new officers in social behaviour before sending them to field postings.

First published: 9 May 2016, 14:38 IST
 
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