How would Rakesh Asthana justify his appointment as Delhi Police Commissioner three days before his retirement? Asthana had made headlines in October 2018 being picked up ahead of Alok Verma representing the Central Bureau of Investigation to the best of his capacity. National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is the pointsman calling the shots from behind the scenes in what appeared to be a midnight coup. It is believed that Alok Verma paid the price for transparently dealing with the irregularities in the purchase of Rafale fighter jets from France.
Irking and annoying the higher-ups in Prime Minister Officer a decision was said to be taken terminating the remainder of his tenure. Asthana got the benefit of the doubt doing whatever he could be winning the trust of his people aptly recognized and rewarded. I would like to see how he dispassionately discharges his duties bestowed upon him by being genuinely neutral and not naive like his previous stint compromising his moral wisdom, wiseness, and virtue. Would he function similarly is a million-dollar question as there exists a huge dissimilarity between principles and perceptions?
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