A Madhya Pradesh Police constable has been suspended for refusing to chop his hair and trim his “absurd” and “ugly” moustache.
Constable Rakesh Rana, posted as a driver within the state police’s transport wing, had been instructed to trim his moustache however did not observe the order.
He was, subsequently, suspended with fast impact, the order mentioned.
The order mentioned Mr Rana’s moustache had left a adverse impression on different workers.
Nonetheless, calling it a matter of “self-respect”, Mr Rana refused to trim his moustache.
“I’m a Rajput, and my moustache is my satisfaction,” he declared.
Prashant Sharma, the Assistant Inspector-Basic, who issued the order, advised information company PTI Mr Rana had been suspended as a result of he didn’t observe a senior officer’s order about his look.
“When his look was checked, the constable was discovered with hair grown and a moustache until the neck. He was directed to trim the hair as his turnout was awkward, however he didn’t observe the directives,” Mr Sharma mentioned.
Mr Rana, nonetheless, mentioned that whereas he all the time ensured his uniform was right in all facets, he wouldn’t compromise on the problem of his moustache regardless of the suspension.
He mentioned he had stored his moustache at this size for a very long time.