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Mysterious death for K’taka cadre IAS officer on birthday

DNMUM388860 | 5/18/2017 | Author : Srawan Shukla | WC :320 | India

Tiwari's brother's claimed that he had exposed a Rs 2,000 crore-food scam in Karnataka and he was under tremendous pressure from a lobby of politicians and IAS officers

Lucknow: A 2007 Karnataka batch IAS officer from Uttar Pradesh, Anurag Tiwari, was found dead under mysterious circumstances near the state guest house on Meerabai Marg in Hazratganj, Lucknow, on Wednesday morning. He was the Karnataka Commissioner for Food and Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs.
Incidentally, Wednesday was Tiwari's 36th birthday and his parents had organised a mahamrityunjaya yajna at their home in Behraich. Before the havan could be performed, news of his death reached the family. Tiwari is learnt to have sought divorce from his estranged wife.
A panel of five doctors, who conducted his post mortem, could not ascertain the cause of death. The panel has saved the viscera and sent it to the forensi
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