Bhubaneswar: A day after shifting the Excise Commissioner Sudarshan Nayak, Odisha Government today transferred Drugs Controller Annada Sankar Das in wake of the hooch tragedy.

Das is now posted as the OSD, Health Department. Deputy Drug Controller, Hrushikesh Mohapatra was given the charge of Drug Controller, sources in the Chief Minister’s office said.

It is noteworthy to mention that Ananga Udaya Singhdeo had earlier resigned on February 9 owning moral responsibility for the illicit liquor tragedy.

Apart from this Jyotirmayee Behera, Assistant Drug Controller along with R B Patra, Inspector of M & T unit and a Sub-inspector, Mritunjaya Behera of Cuttack Excise Department were also suspended earlier.