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IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan was issued a show-cause notice in July by the Union Home Ministry.

After Kannan Gopinathan, another IAS officer, S Sasikanth Senthil, quit the IAS citing that 'democracy was being compromised' in the country.

"When you give a child an injection, at least allow the child to cry after that"- @naukarshah  - Kannan Gopinathan, IAS officr who quit on #Kashmir  is this week's guest on #BehasWithBarkha . We argue a range of issues here:

Kannan Gopinathan, who resigned in protest citing denial of freedom of expression in Kashmir, has refused to join service.

Kannan Gopinathan has been asked to continue to work till his resignation is accepted

In this interview with The Indian Express, Kannan Gopinathan elaborates on why he quit IAS and talks about his future plans.


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@LRC_NDTV  | “When freedom of expression is curtailed in a section of your country, should we not be affected as countrymen?” Kannan Gopinathan, IAS officer who resigned. Watch full interview here:

To abrogate Article 370 is the right of an elected government, but in a democracy, people have the right to respond against such decisions, says IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan#KannanGopinathan  #Kashmir 

When parliament, the courts and even civil society have largely been silent spectators to the violation of basic rights in Kashmir, I salute the clarity and courage of Kannan Gopinathan, modern Indian hero.

@LRC_NDTV  | IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan speaks to NDTV on why he resigned from the coveted job.

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"Shouldn't Kashmir Affect You?": Kannan Gopinathan On Why He Quit IAS .. Couldn't agree more..wherever you stand on the govt's action in Kashmir, what's happening to the people there should concern all of us #empathy  #Kashmir  via @ndtv 

“We got into the service thinking that we can provide voice to people, but then we ended up with our own voice being taken away from us,” says #kerala  born #IAS  officer Kannan Gopinathan on his resignation. ?

"If I owned a newspaper, my headline tomorrow would just be the word '20' because it is the twentieth day that the people of Kashmir have been subjected to these restrictions," says Kannan Gopinathan

'fundamental rights of lakhs of people have been suspended for 20 days. And many in India seem to be okay with it. ... denying citizens their right to respond to it, is the main issue' Kannan Gopinathan to NDTV