After admitting intervention in the CBI’s probe in Sarada scam, Union home secretary Anil Goswami resigned on account of attempt to protect Sarada accused Matang Sinh.
Goswami was succeeded by L C Goyal as new home secretary. L C Goyal is a 1979 batch IAS officer belonging to the Kerala cadre. He was secretary in the rural development ministry.
Goyal has earlier served as joint secretary in the home ministry from 2002 to 2007. He will have a fixed tenure of two years.