Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 14 (PTI) A Dalit government employee of the state secretariat here has complained to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, alleging mental harassment by a senior IAS officer.

According to the complaint by V Devadas, an office assistant, he was allegedly being forced by Principal Secretary, General Administration, Biswanath Sinha, to wash his lunch box, plates and clean the table.

He alleged that if he protested, he was forcibly made to do more odd jobs.

The complainant urged the chief minister to transfer him to another department.

However, Sinha has described the allegations as “baseless.”

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