Bhubaneswar: Gunupur Tehsildar Laxminarayan Sabat has been suspended by the Odisha government on Wednesday.
Sabat has been suspended in connection with a blast at a stone quarry at Okilguda under Gunupur police limits in Rayagada district which had claimed lives of 3 workers.
During the period of suspension, the headquarters of Laxminarayan Sabat shall be at Collectorate, Rayagada and Sabat shall not leave the headquarters without obtaining the prior permission of the Collector.
The Collector had recommended disciplinary action against Sabat for allegedly not taking action against illegal stone quarrying at Okilguda.
The district administration has already suspended Gunupur Assistant Revenue Inspector (ARI) Anup Kumar Martha.