Dalit IAS officer converts- My name is Umrao Khan and I am no longer a Hindu

Patrika Staff @PatrikaNews : |3 January 2016

One wonders what drove Umrao Salodia, chairman of chairman of Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation, to convert to Islam.

With barely six months left for his retirement, Salodia had seen it all in the echelons of power. Yet, the grudge of not being promoted as the chief secretary proved to be too much for him.

Alleging victimisation by the Rajasthan government, Salodia not only converted to Islam last week, he also applied for voluntary retirement giving a notice of three months to the government.

A 1978 batch IAS officer, Salodia was the senior most IAS officer in the race for becoming the next chief secretary of Rajasthan.

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