Lucknow: State Liquor Prohibition Council Chairman Kuldeep Ujjwal was today sacked by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for supposedly abusing government officials over the phone.
Decision came subsequent to the recording of a telephonic conversation surfaced in which Ujjwal is heard abusing DPRO Sarvesh Pandey. Till now Ujjwal was provided with the status of a minister of state.
Ujjwal had supposedly threatened Pandey that he would lose his job. In the audio that gone viral, Ujjwal is also heard saying that he has been a student leader and knows how to fix officials. There were also words uttered that action would be taken against the district magistrate.