An Indian Administrative Service officer stationed in Arunachal Pradesh received a warm farewell in the form of a folk dance. In a video tweeted by Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju, IAS officer Devansh Yadav is seen dancing with locals as his posting draws to a close in the border state.
Mr. Yadav’s next post is in another border area – Jammu and Kashmir.
In the visuals, the young IAS officer, holding a stick, is seen dancing with the locals in a folk-style move.
“From Arunachal Pradesh to Jammu and Kashmir. Young and committed IAS officer Devansh Yadav is leaving Arunachal Pradesh to be transferred to J&K, but the local people will forever cherish the valuable services he rendered to the people as deputy commissioner,” Rijiju tweeted.
The IAS officer tweeted: “Take the blessings of the elders before leaving this beautiful place.
From Arunachal Pradesh to Jammu and Kashmir. Young and committed IAS agent @Devansh_IAS leaves Arunachal Pradesh to transfer to J&K, but the local people will forever cherish his valuable service to the people as Deputy Commissioner. https://t.co/KLjEpkUNZP
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) April 22, 2022
Mr. Yadav also holds an MBBS degree from the All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi.
The description on his personal website says it is a “young bureaucrat’s perspective on world and national events”. It contains photos and articles about his work and that of the government in Arunachal Pradesh.
The last article published on April 12 is entitled “Kengkhu: a Basti model for drug addiction”.
“In the ongoing drug rehabilitation camp, 17 remaining youths have been treated for opium addiction and will soon be released to lead normal lives. They will work in cluster farming using the latest agricultural technology…In the middle out of all the gloom of COVID-19 and many failed initiatives to combat the menace of drugs, Kengkhu Basti Model is a beacon of hope for making Arunachal a drug-free society,” Mr. Yadav writes on his blog. .