In India Service rules prohibit IPS officers from publicly supporting any political outfit.
Senior IPS officer Sandeep Mittal tweets in support of the RSS ideology had already raised many an eyebrow.
According to an IPS officer who wished to be anonymous has said Mittal, must have been tweeting in favour of RSS to be in their good books .
The official handle of Indian Police Service (Central) Association was following 1,075 people and the handle has 7,36,000 followers.
Senior IPS officer Sandeep Mittal of Tamil Nadu cadre has locked horns with the IPS Association after the bureaucrats’ associatio unfollowed him on Twitter apparently after his explicit right-wing views shared on the social media platform.
Irritated with the IPS Association decision, Mittal, currently an additional DGP attached to the Central government and posted in Delhi, tweeted, “IPS association belonged to us. Can @IPS_ Association tell me who took the decision to unfollow @smittal_ips. Is it being run by a private company?”
Mittal denied he has not taken RSS stand and said he has been unbiased throughout his career.
“I will not allow anybody to paint me any colour. I am not supporting any political party. I am a person of Tricolour. I just want to know why they unfollowed me in Twitter,” he said according to dtnext sources
Earlier The IPS officer had been embroiled in controversy earlier after his alleged ‘likes’ for porn content from his handle during anti-CAA stirs after he tweeted against Farhan Akhtar.
The officer later clarified that his handle had been ‘hacked’.