Mysore Corporation Commissioner Shilpa Nag claims that she has resigned from her post, citing suffocating work conditions. However, the office of the Chief Secretary said that they have not received any resignation letter as of Thursday evening. 

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 Shilpa alleged humiliation from Mysuru Deputy Commissioner Rohini Sindhuri. "It's been suffocating to work with the DC in Mysuru. I'm resigning today and sending a letter to Chief Secretary. It's humiliating too, I've no patience left in me," she said.

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Deputy Commissioner Rohini Sindhuri in rebuttal accused Nag of failing to set up COVID Care Centres and said CSR funds meant for the whole district were spent entirely on the MCC.

 “Seeking clarification does not amount to harassment,” Sindhuri said.

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Who is Shilpa Nag?

Shilpa Nag is a 2014 batch IAS officer. She worked as the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Commissioner since February 2021. Nag has been lauded for her initiatives during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Her initiatives included house-to-house health surveys, vaccination for street vendors, distributing condolences to deceased employees’ families and also setting up COVID Care Centres in the state.

In her resignation letter, Nag stated that Deputy Commissioner Rohini Sindhuri is to be blamed for the COVID situation in the state.

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