/ Govt reacts to Mallikarjun Kharge's dissent over new CBI chief

India Today : Feb 03, 2019, 06:55 AM

Shortly after senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge sent a letter to Prime Minister Modi expressing his displeasure over Rishi Kumar Shukla being appointed as the new CBI chief, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said said Kharge's dissent was unfounded and not based on facts. Shukla, a Madhya Pradesh cadre officer, is considered to be close to former CM of MP, Shivraj Singh Chauhan.