WHO IS DURGA SHAKTI NAGPAL ?
DURGA SHAKTI NAGPAL is an officer
in the Uttar Pradesh cadre of Indian
Administrative Services. She is
presently posted as Joint Magistrate of
BORN :- 25 JUNE 1985
OCCUPATION :- BUREAUCRAT
EMPLOYER:- GOVERNMENT OF
Nagpal initially was in the Punjab cadre of the IAS.
She joined the Mohali district administration in June
2011, and served there for fourteen months.
In August 2012, she moved to the Uttar Pradesh (UP)
cadre as the Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) of
Sadar, Noida, after marrying Abhishek Singh.
She was later appointed as the SDM in Gautam Budh
She came into public notice after acting against the
sand mafia in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh by
forming special investigation teams to stop the illegal
sand-mining in the Yamuna and Hindon river banks.
HOW THE CONTROVERSIAL
Ms Nagpal as SDM....
Filled 17 FIRs
15 illegal miners
Seized 297 dumpers
4 earthmoving machines
4 dozen tractors
Impose huge fine of 82,34,000
the wall of under
in Kadalpur village &
On 27-28 July 2013...
She was suspended..
BHATI 41 MINUTE REVEAL......
took so much
Facts to be cleared........
o Whether Nagpal was actually
involved in the demolition of the
o Whether she was justified in her
o She was targeted due to her
campaign against illegal Sand
IS IAS OFFICER A VICTIM OF
DIRTY POLITICAL GAME ?
DISTRICT MAGISTRATE REPORT
Nagpal did not demolish a wall of any
religious structure, in fact there was no
religious structure in place.
On being warned by Ms. Nagpal of the
structure being constructed on government
land, the local residents decided to
dismantle the constructed wall themselves
The report also says that there was no
communal tension or the possibility of any
clashes between religious communities
SUPREME COURT ORDER
TEMPLES, MOSQUES, CHURCHES AND
GURDWARAS CAN BE CONSTRUCTED
ON PUBLIC PARKS, PUBLIC STREETS
AND PUBLIC SPACES" AND "THE BAN
MUST BE ENFORCED EVEN IF IT GAVE
RISE TO A LAW AND ORDER PROBLEM."
INVOLVEMENT OF NARENDRA
Mr. Bhati was shown in the video saying
that after he found out about the plans to
tear down the mosque wall, his phone calls
to his party chief, Mulayam Singh
Akhilesh Yadav, meant Ms. Nagpal was
suspended within 41 minutes.
A day earlier, Bhati had visited Kadalpur &
given Rs. 51,000 for construction.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi
write a letter to PM , saying that
Durga Nagpal should not be
Newspapers and public opinion on
Durga Sakti Nagpal
Economics times report
Its report quoting prominent muslim
leaders in the state who have all slammed
the government’s decision
o Salim Engineer
o Aamir Rashid madni
“It is the politics of money and vote.”
C Umansankar, an IAS officer posted 18
times in 20 year of service.
“It seems that every party has motto for
prosecution of loyal officer.”
R M Srivastava, Inquiry commissioner of
“No formal letter has been received for
Durga Sakti Nagpal
she claimed that she had acted as per the
instruction given to her by senior officers.
Akhilesh Yadav,Chief minister of UP
He completely denied that her suspension was
not done under anyone pressure(mine mafia in
He also said that if anybody try to disturb the
atmosphere of his state , then he/she will be
Zee News Report
There is no involvement of SDM in demolishing of
the mosque wall as few eyevitness says that she
was not present at the site.
They feel that they were cheated by UP
Few Youtube comments
1) “we support her from the bottom of the heart.”
2) Incomplete news …….hidden by government
Mafia robed sands for making of mosque illegally.
So she ordered to break the wall.
About Suspension Revoked :
Durga Shakti was suspended on 28 July
2013, a day after she allegedly
demolished a wall of an underconstruction mosque in Kadalpur village.
She met Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav
on 21 September 2013 for the first
time since her suspension.
Her suspension was revoked by the UP
government on 22 September 2013.